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Santa Cruz reader wants motorists, cyclists to share the road

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I was hoping that you could send another big reminder to motorists and cyclists about rules of the road and adhering to them. I was cycling on Bean Creek Road from Santa Cruz on both Tuesday … Continue reading

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Safety on Hwy 129 questioned after recent crash

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I just read the article about the fatal accident on Highway 129 today. I have contacted you about this before but I can’t believe the lack of CHP patrol along this highway. I would really like … Continue reading

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Reader questions Street Smarts of big rigs on Vine Hill Road

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I just took me an hour and a half to get home coming down Vine Hill Road because another big rig with a long trailer tried to go up Vine Hill. Usually, they are coming down … Continue reading

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