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Roundabouts work, says Santa Cruz PWD

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Drivers in Santa Cruz and those coming from outside to visit often don’t know how to enter the roundabout at the end of Pacific Avenue heading to the Main Beach. There were two incidents where I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

Dear Street Smarts, Q: There is an all too common situation where a driver’s brain thinks the right foot is on the brake pedal, but the foot is actually on the gas pedal. Typically the drivers in these cases claim … Continue reading

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Class helps older drivers stay hip with rules of the road

AARP’s Driver Safety Program for people age 50 and up is eye-opening. For eight hours, which are divided up into two, four-hour sessions, attendees learn the impacts of aging in an informative, and sometimes, humorous way. I sat in on … Continue reading

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