Category Archives: Cabrillo College

Scotts Valley PD offers motorcycle safety class

Five current and former motorcycle savvy police officers are joining forces this June to share their combined 100 plus years of riding experience with the motorcycle riding community. From 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Civilian Motorcycle Safety … Continue reading

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Please inform us of the road closures AMGEN is going to cause, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Sunday’s Sentinel carried ads for the AMGEN event in which you will play a vital part!  That role is to keep the public informed about plans to close roads and restrict access! This year several major … Continue reading

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Motorcycle suggestions for rider, passenger

Tuesday is the last day of May, which was Motorcycle Awareness Month. Let’s end the month with some riding advice from Doug Green, coordinator of the motorcycle rider safety course taught through Cabrillo College Extension: “To a potential rider, take … Continue reading

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Learning to ride a motorcycle

This past March, I participated in the motorcycle safety course taught through Cabrillo College Extension. With May being Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, I urge people who are thinking about getting a bike for the first time or who have been … Continue reading

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Helmet color can increase motorcycle safety

As you may have read, I spent four days during the first two weeks of March in a motorcycle riding safety course taught through Cabrillo Extension. In that class, I and the other 15 students learned to ride, as well … Continue reading

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Perspective motorcyclists under age 21 must take class to ride with permit

Come Jan. 1, 2011, there will be a new law that requires everyone under age 21 to pass the California Highway Patrol’s Motorcycle Safety Program in order to get a learner’s permit to ride a motorcycle or motor scooter. Street Smarts chatted … Continue reading

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