Tag Archives: disabled placards

What happened to the handicapped parking at Seacliff State Beach?, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I read with interest the many informative handicap parking Q & A’s. Seacliff State Beach has eliminated the three or four handicapped spaces that were on the right side of the entrance under the eucalyptus trees. … 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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Street Smarts deserves kudos, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Thank you for your tactful answer to Dan Bronson. Let me please add that we who chauffeur disabled persons have challenges that others don’t recognize Getting the disabled person out of the car is often a … Continue reading

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Parking placard rules need clarification, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: In your March 7 article on disabled parking someone seems to be misinformed. Could it be the city parking program manager? Several police officers have told me placards are specifically only for the disabled person to … Continue reading

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Tips on safety, procedure and more from the DMV

Today’s Street Smarts tips come directly from the Department of Motor Vehicles, which emails me weekly with some good tidbits for every scenario. Below, I’ve compiled some topics that have and have not been addressed in this blog, or offer … 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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