driving

Review seniors’ licenses more often

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Driving while texting to be outlawed come January

Drivers will have to put their texting fingers to rest or else face a citation Jan. 1. Starting immediately in the new year, it is illegal for any driver except for emergency ser ...

Straight Talk: Texting while driving unsafe

Dear Straight Talk: My son is 17. Starting July 1, he will be banned from using a cell phone while driving until he is 18. Today he informed me that he won’t talk on his cell a ...

One getaway, hold the 'away'

Auburn’s California Welcome Center is getting its share of “staycationers” as well as out-of-region travelers as gas prices continue to rise and people cut back on travel a ...