Tag Archives: attentive motorists

Readers sound off about peeves on the road, sidewalk

Ask, and I shall receive. I asked readers to tell me their peeves. Here’s what they said:   “Mine is the cheaters. The ones that cut through parking lots or corner businesses to cut in front of everyone else waiting for … Continue reading

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Busses hazard lights can be confusing to passing motorists, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q Metro buses flash their emergency flashers when stopped at a bus stop. I have questions and comments about this. First, is it legal? Once upon a time, emergency flashers were only to be used by distressed … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, alternative transportation, Bicycling, California Vehicle Code, CHP, DMV, driver education, Driver safety, inattentive drivers, Motorcycles, Public safety, Rude/Unsafe Drivers, Senior drivers, teen drivers, Traffic collisions, traffic hazards | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment