Tag Archives: child safety seats

Cyclists must pull over when traffic backs up behind them

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have driven down and up the San Jose-Soquel road nearly daily for over 10 years from our fruit ranch on Skyland near Summit, either hauling fruit in a 2-1/2 ton Isuzu NPR stake side — … Continue reading

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CHP uses grant to provide seat belt, child safety seat education

The CHP will be putting a traffic safety¬†grant to use to save lives through child safety seat and seat belt education and outreach. While California boasts a 97.4 percent compliance rate with its seat belt law, people are still dying … Continue reading

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Getting involved in pedestrian safety-related decision making

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Regarding your recent column saying the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission’s Pedestrian Safety Work Group is drawing up a final report for a Caltrans grant, how can we — the public — participate with recommendations? … Continue reading

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