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DUI patrol heightened for holiday weekend
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
California Highway Patrol, in cooperation with local law enforcement, are participating in a two-week-long campaign to curb DUIs during Labor Day season. The “Avoid the 7 D ...
Weekend traffic fatalities in Lincoln
Monday May 04 2015
Two people died in separate traffic accidents last weekend in Lincoln – one downtown and the other on Highway 65. A solo-vehicle accident Saturday on southbound High ...
CHP puts emphasis on traffic safety through citations
Wednesday Dec 31 2014
Jaywalkers last week had another reason to look both ways before crossing the street – especially if they found themselves caught up in the latest traffic safety operation. ...
Open Letter to Drivers
Wednesday Nov 26 2014
I belong to the Lincoln Hills Cyclists. We have about 150 members, probably about 75 of whom ride frequently. I am aware of three bike accidents involving club members and ...
Applegate Fire spurs evacuations
Wednesday Oct 08 2014
Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...
Cow carnage on I-80 east
Thursday Aug 21 2014
At least four cows were killed Thursday morning on Interstate 80 after a pickup truck hauling a cattle trailer struck a guardrail, spilling its bovine passengers onto the freeway. ...
Caltrans and CHP warn drivers of maximum enforcement around construction work zones
Wednesday Jul 30 2014
Beginning this past Tuesday, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in acti ...
What to do if you are harassed
Tuesday Jul 22 2014
In our last column, we discussed the different types of drivers who might harass a cyclist. Let’s now explore what to do if you are harassed while on your bike. ...
“Keep your cool” with summer-travel safety tips
Monday Jun 23 2014
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reminds residents to exercise safety during summer’s warmer weather. Easy safety precautions are needed to help mitigate summer heat that ...
CHP REMINDS REVELERS TO SAFELY RING IN THE NEW YEAR
Tuesday Dec 31 2013
SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is urging motorists to begin the New Year responsibly. If the celebration plans include alcohol, designate a driver befo ...
Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders
Sunday Nov 03 2013
With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...
S Army Spc. Burley honored Monday
Monday Aug 12 2013
US Army Spc. Nicholas Burley was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan on July 30, he is the son of Tammy Kneebone of Red Bluff and Mike Burley of Fores ...
Law enforcement on the hunt for drunk drivers on St. Patrick’s Day weekend
Monday Mar 11 2013
With St. Patrick’s Day this weekend, the Avoid the 7 Placer County DUI task force is urging the public to get a ride home and not get behind the wheel after drinking. During ...
No one wins when it comes to DUI
Tuesday Jan 29 2013
Sunday’s Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather togethe ...
Texting isn’t worth it when you’re driving
Tuesday Jan 22 2013
Distracted driving is a serious safety concern for all drivers throughout California, especially teen drivers, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Eigh ...
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