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Visitors to California can apply for traveler’s disabled placard

Visitors to California who use disabled parking placards can apply for a Travel Parking Placard, reports Ask George, the DMV’s weekly transportation column. While out of state placards are legal here, the free travel placard can provide some sense of … Continue reading

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City issued 13 disabled parking violation citations since late February

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I see that you and I started something that should  have been paid attention to a long time ago. I would like to know how many  tickets have been issued in the city for disabled space … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz needs Capitola’s parking enforcement officers, reader suggests

On Monday, Street Smarts printed a letter from a disabled driver who complained about able-bodied motorists parking in spots reserved for people with disabilities in front of the main post office in Santa Cruz. Below is a letter from a … Continue reading

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AARP offers classes for senior drivers

In coming days and weeks, senior citizens can brush up on the rules of the road, learn how aging impacts their driving abilities and save up to 10 percent on their car insurance by signing up for driver education classes … Continue reading

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Reader discusses disabled placard law

     Q I would like to add to Bob Popewell’s (Monday, May 25 blog post) suggestion: tow, ticket, hand cuff and book these violators. I suggest you ask either the parking officers in Capitola or Santa Cruz about the violators … Continue reading

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