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Reader Input: Buckle up, say a little prayer
Wednesday Apr 23 2014
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
Friday Aug 09 2013
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
Thursday Jun 21 2012
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
Monday May 14 2012
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
Tuesday Mar 20 2012
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
Tuesday Sep 27 2011
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
Friday Mar 04 2011
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
Wednesday Mar 02 2011
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
Tuesday Mar 01 2011
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
Friday Feb 25 2011
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 ...
Review seniors’ licenses more often
Friday Feb 25 2011
After reading the front-page story about senior drivers (Journal, Feb. 25), I do want to comment. Even though I’m one of those senior drivers, I can see the reasons for checkin ...
Crazy ’bout a sharp eyed man
Wednesday Dec 22 2010
In response to George Simmons’ letter to the editor, “How can driver see over dash?,” Journal, Dec. 21: With the holidays literally upon us, I can’t enjoy them knowing tha ...
Alcohol, driving make tragic mix
Friday Dec 10 2010
Re: “Weekend sees DUI increases,” Journal, Nov. 29: I think it’s OK to have an occasional alcoholic beverage, but not before you drive. Many people step into a car without c ...
Take call safety into your own hands
Friday Aug 20 2010
I get so outraged at the drivers who are still talking on their phones while driving, I wish they would be arrested on the spot. Where is their common sense? The research proves t ...
Driving past distractions
Friday Mar 26 2010
ROSEVILLE — Sitting quietly and almost unnoticed in the corner of the auditorium stood a startling reminder of what happens when teenagers take risks on the road. It was a s ...
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