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Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts

...attorneys arguing that because Alaska traffic law doesn't cover turn signal use...Vehicle Code, upon which Alaska's traffic laws are based, was last updated in...acknowledged that our existing traffic laws can not readily be applied to roundabouts...
Letter: Preach motorcycle safety this month

...driving impaired by alcohol, drugs or distractions (Please, no texting while driving!).Riders should obey all traffic laws, be properly licensed, use reflective tape and stickers and wear bright clothing to increase visibility, and always...
My Turn: Keep University of Alaska campuses free of guns

...campuses despite the gun ban, the UA no-gun "policy doesn't work." Again, by this logic hunting regulations and traffic laws don't work because people poach and drive over the speed limit.The real test of whether the UA's no-gun policy...
Bicyclists share rights

...posted speed limit of 35 mph. I live on this road, ride my bike, and am subjected to the daily violations of state traffic laws. Connie's accusation that bike riders are "breaking the law" is entirely false unless of course she is referring...
Enforce traffic laws

I read that the Juneau Assembly recently raised the traffic fines levied upon speeders, jaywalkers and reprobates who have the audacity to drive down South Franklin Street while cruise line customers are using it as a pedestrian mall. If our elected officials are that interested in revenue enhancement, there's a gold mine awaiting them right out on Egan Drive.
Douglas Turnabout

...let them into the traffic circle when traffic is backed up? I would just go about my merry way following the current traffic laws, but I get these guilty pangs when whipping around the circle while Douglas drivers are waiting like I used to wait...
What does it take to enforce traffic laws?

Shortly after getting out of church, I was tailgated from the Salmon Creek intersection and nearly involved in an accident at the Nugget Mall Intersection.
City proposes a motorized scooter law

...don't travel faster than 15 mph. Under Juneau's proposed ordinance, motorized scooter riders would need to obey traffic laws and speed limits. They wouldn't be allowed on sidewalks or in areas where skateboarding isn't allowed. Riding...
Snowmachines legal on Bethel streets

...increase, said Mark Springer, vice chair for Bethel's transportation and public safety commission. "If people obey traffic laws and drive without impairment, there should not be a particularly greater risk for accidents," he said. The City...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...we have to offer. I have a question for 80 percent of Juneau drivers. If it's OK for you to pick and choose which traffic laws you're going to follow, is it OK for me to pick and choose which laws I want to follow? Like, say, breaking and...


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