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Soquel Village road striping temporary

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I don’t know what you have written about the road construction in Soquel Village, but I drove through today and realized that the right turn lane from southbound Porter Avenue to westbound Soquel Drive has been … Continue reading

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Cost to drive drops, AAA reports

How much does your vehicle cost you to drive it each year? According to findings from AAA, owning and operating a new car in 2014 costs 2.7 percent less that it did last year. “Despite increases in maintenance and registration … Continue reading

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Scotts Valley PD offers motorcycle safety class

Five current and former motorcycle savvy police officers are joining forces this June to share their combined 100 plus years of riding experience with the motorcycle riding community. From 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Civilian Motorcycle Safety … Continue reading

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What should you do after you’re involved in a traffic collision?

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have a question about who’s at fault when one is rear-ended. My husband, who was driving, and I were stopped at a red light. We had just missed (the green light and) were stopped at … Continue reading

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‘Driver’s Yoga’ teaches motorists to become one with their ride, be better drivers

When you drive, does your mind wander? Instead of paying attention to the road, you start thinking about things that happened the previous day, your to-do list for today and the people in your life. That’s called distracted driving and … Continue reading

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