road safety

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 ...

Clean roads for safety of all

I am commenting on the recent bike letters. I believe that the roads should be cleaned or have bike lanes added to the sides to make it safer to use. I am not a frequent rider but ...

Roads rampant with rude riders

I would like to address a problem which is increasingly becoming more dangerous on a daily basis. Some of the bicycle enthusiasts who are riding our rural county roads are becomi ...

Placer roads getting safer

Some folks feel safer, others don’t. But the stats are a revelation. Traffic accidents in Placer County have been dropping yearly since 2003. Rick Ward, commander of the Auburn ...

Sedan, fire engine meet head first on 49

An Auburn City Fire Department engine was hit head-on by an elderly woman while at the scene of a separate car accident on Highway 49 during a rainy Thursday. The woman was listed ...

Winery ordinance changes will make roads unsafe

Placer County and its wineries are pulling out all stops to dupe the public as they try to pass a disastrous winery ordinance without informing private road owners of what’s comi ...