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CHP North Sacramento Area offers free “Start Smart” class

The leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 15 and 20 is motor vehicle collisions, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). In an effort to reduce motor ...

Jolt of winter weather creates nightmare on some area roads

  The first signs of winter weather in weeks had police out in force responding Tuesday to a multitude of traffic incidents in Grass Valley, along Interstate 80, and a couple ...

Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

The Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together and root for thei ...

CHP commemorates National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

California joins together with other states from across the country in recognition of National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Sunday, Jan. 13. The occasion is a time to acknowledge t ...

Federal grant supports CHP efforts to curb impaired driving

Nearly 1,000 lives are cut short in California every year at the hands of an impaired driver. In an effort to save lives and reduce the number of people who suffer injuries in alco ...

Rutting season brings higher risk of deer vs. car accidents

Deer-related accidents tend to spike in November, but the California Highway Patrol officials say there are ways to avoid collisions during this time of year. Between July 2011 an ...

Thanks — strap on your helmet

Rex Maynard and Becky Morris want to publically express our hearty thanks and deepest appreciation (“Mountain biker flown out of canyon,” Journal, Aug. 20) first to Jon ...

Why hatless, hairless CHP?

The comment section of the Auburn Journal is for comments and I have one. I was watching the news on TV on March 5. I saw how much it costs to go to college these days versus how m ...

Lane-splitting eases traffic

Re: recent letters on motorcycles vs. cars: Laws for motorcycles are not the same. Motorcycle lane-splitting where speed remains within 10 mph of surrounding traffic is legal under ...

Headline cast blame inappropriately

This letter is in response to Roland L. Gaubert’s March 11 letter, “Slow down; let’s stop killing neighbors” regarding the tragic accident that took place on Indian Hill Ro ...

Crash near Pilot Hill kills motorcyclist

A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on Salmon Falls Road just north of Pilot View Drive near Pilot Hill Sunday afternoon. The 52-year-old female, whose residence was given as ...

Maybe speed bumps are only solution

Re: “Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on roads,” Journal, Sept. 19: I’ve lived in the Virginiatown/Gold Hill Road area for some time and have watched, seen, walked and dri ...

Keep those big rig wheels rolling

Seeing the big rig parking lots along Interstate 80 and on surrounding exit ramps brought to mind a subject that I have wanted to write about since I lived in Truckee. First off, ...

Spread around CHP enforcement

After careful consideration and thought I have decided to write an open letter to the Journal, CHP and Placer County Sheriffs. I have lived here in the foothills of Auburn for 30- ...