accidents

Our View: Teens: Help each other to drive safer, smarter

It’s easy to imagine the good time and feelings six area teenagers were having on Super Bowl Sunday night when they piled into the same sport utility vehicle and drove to a n ...

Our View: Teens: Help each other to drive safer, smarter

It’s easy to imagine the good time and feelings six area teenagers were having on Super Bowl Sunday night when they piled into the same sport utility vehicle and drove to a n ...

Common sense saves lives

Re: railroad crossings; it is not the fault of the railroads that people lack common sense. Railroads should not have to bear the extra expense of changing the crossing signals whi ...

Time for state, county to look at freeway ramps

Placer County opened the Sunset Boulevard overpass Sunday afternoon, culminating a year-long project to improve traffic safety and congestion along the Highway 65 corridor connecti ...

Storm causes multiple accidents, closes I-80

A series of vehicle accidents along Interstate 80 in the Sierra killed one person, sent another to the hospital and closed the highway for a couple of hours Sunday. “There were ...

Survival of the fittest

When you come across a bear in the woods, do you run? What should you do if you’re cruising down Interstate 80 and the cars in front of you collide? Is it OK to eat a bumblebee ...

County residents accused of insurance fraud

State and county authorities put the brakes on two Placer County residents’ alleged auto insurance fraud. Michelle Rene Bill, 40, of Auburn, and Kristy Geri Lunardelli, 44, of R ...

23 DUIs reported over the holiday

Whether it was because of less than sunny skies, the rising cost of gas or safer and more responsible driving, the Memorial Day holiday weekend was fairly quiet, according to repor ...