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Headlights 101

Dear Street Smarts, Q: How about something reminding people about using their headlights during rainy weather? Thanks! Michael Carrington via email A: You got it! According to the DMV, drivers should use their headlights: Whenever the use of windshield wipers … 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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