driving

Reader Input: Buckle up, say a little prayer

With all the tragedies behind the wheel these days in the news, it came to me that we don’t just need to remember to buckle up, but to say a little prayer for safety, as well ...

Reader Input: Slow donw right nwo

Slow donw. Is that a misspelling or a “metaplasm”? Well, according to Lorraine Bell, who provides excellent preschool and childcare services, both are appropriate ( ...

Take care behind the wheel of a car

This will be a first for me. I usually keep my thoughts to myself, but on my way to work the other morning there was a doe that had been hit in the middle of the road. She wasn?t ...

Do not, NOT, text and drive

Why text and drive? It is completely unsafe! There have been so many crashes from teens looking down at their phones. Even a few seconds of distraction is long enough to travel 10 ...

Our View: Don’t be in a fog over the dangers of driving while high

Many know the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, but apparently some of our teens think that driving while high is no big deal. Shockingly, 30 percent of teenagers ...

Driver safety class fun, useful

I attended a fun class recently. It was the AARP Driver Safety course. Our instructor, Rod Gross, an Auburn volunteer, made the class fun, invited questions and comments along the ...

Stupid drivers come in all ages

Interesting articles and letters about senior drivers. In December 2009 I was returning to work on my lunch break. I left Target and was first in line to turn left or straight to K ...

Quit bashing only senior drivers

I take exception to what I consider senior driver bashing. The fact that I have not seen anyone allude to is those who are considered poor senior drivers were poor younger drivers ...

Our View: Driving is a right worth testing for

How do you tell your parent, grandparent or elderly loved one that it’s time to turn in their driver’s keys? Within the past few weeks the Auburn Journal has reported on two s ...

In 67 years you see crazy driving

Traveling northwest on Bell Road in North Auburn, with my left-turn signal blinking, I slowed down to make a left turn into my driveway. A glance in the rear-view showed a yellow ...