I-80

Colfax man suffers serious injuries when debris goes through windshield

A Colfax resident sustained major head injuries  when he was struck by a piece of vehicle debris that entered through the front windshield of his vehicle yesterday morning on ...

Reader Input: Influence keeps name secret

Today there is a piece about a single vehicle accident (“Miracle walkaway from Interstate 80 crash in Auburn,” Journal, Aug. 20). The driver’s name is published ...

Reader Input: Officer King came through

Last Friday I had a blowout while driving on I-80. After pulling over and turning on my flashers, I whipped out my cell and called for service. The first company said they did ...

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 ...

Hit-and-run driver in I-80 death near Auburn faces four years in prison

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man has pleaded no contest to a charge of hit-and-run driving causing the death in March on Interstate 80 of tow-truck driver Davey Robinson Jr. and is ...

Freedom of speech on I-80

My wife and I were driving east on I-80 in the three-lane section near Rocklin when a giant SUV pulled up next to our driver’s side door. The driver beeped his horn to catch ou ...

Our View: Slow down, stay alert and save lives

At some point you’ve encountered it this summer — roadwork. The question is … how did you drive through it? Were you cautious? Did you slow down to the posted speed limit? We ...

Don’t vehicles have blinkers?

I usually don’t vent about things that upset me to the public, but this has happened twice in one day, so I feel compelled. I was on my way to work today, just about to get into ...

1 dead, 4 injured in Rocklin I-80 crash

A Vacaville man was killed Sunday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Rocklin. The crash occurred at about 8:30 p.m., touched off by a collision between two vehicles on e ...

Digital freeway signs derail safety

Most drivers find large, brightly lit digital signs not only distracting and potentially dangerous, but also an affront to visual aesthetics. Blinded by such obnoxious lighting, it ...