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Cell phone use while driving up; talking/texting while driving fines could rise

The same day the California Office of Traffic Safety released a study showing that distracted driving is on the rise, the state Senate approves a bill that seeks to hike fines for driving while talking and/or texting on cell phones. … Continue reading

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Ten years of being ‘Safe on 17’

Travelling the winding curves of Highway 17 between Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties is much safer than it was 10 years ago. “I’ve been driving Highway 17 since I was 16-years-old,” said Mark Stone, district five county supervisor and … Continue reading

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Police hand out dozens of citations during BADGES campaign Thursday in Scotts Valley

       The sounds of sirens filled the air in Scotts Valley Thursday as police officers from around the county descended on area streets in search of motorists disobeying the law.      “I know I’m going to get some complaints … Continue reading

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Capitola red light cams still there and active

Q Whatever happened to the (red light)cameras at Clares Street and 41st Avenue? I heard that they were moved, but where to? Or did this turn out to be just another waste of taxpayer’s money? Carsten Hauge A The red … Continue reading

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