I-80

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 ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

Stoplights still atrocious

How many people does it take it screw in a stoplight bulb? If anyone has ever been in the Raley’s shopping center area off the Foresthill exit then you’ll know what I’m talki ...

Thanks for help at hit-and-run

Thank you to the people who helped me last Friday when I was hit by a car on Highway 49 near the I-80 offramp at about 11:30 a.m. Several people stopped to help me and waited with ...

Cal Trans helps windshield guy

Re: “Anyone else hit a bumpy road?” (Reader Input, Aug. 24), I had the same experience as Chris DeArmond. I was driving along I-80, driving eastbound through Roseville several ...

Fatal crash victim’s father seeks bar help in drunk-driving prevention

Instead of celebrating his daughter’s 26th birthday March 11, Tim Hauser is left to mark the anniversary of her death. Sandra Hauser had been celebrating her 25th birthday on M ...

Roadside pair proved gracious

I was driving west on I-80 Wednesday afternoon and had to pull over with a flat tire. A gentleman stopped and offered to change the tire for me. This was indeed a welcome offer. I ...