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Better traffic law enforcement needed

Never in my life have I written to the editor to ask for a letter to be printed. The tragedy with young Skyler Kim prompts me to do so now. To the parents and relatives of Skyler, I give you my heartfelt sympathy. To the driver of the vehicle, I can only imagine how you feel and I also give you my sympathy. To the rest of Juneau it is time to wake up. Even though this seems to be a genuine accident, there is the potential for more to come.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110303/let_traffic.shtml
Opinion
Police and fire blotter

...continued down the highway at 70 miles per hour, in violation of the posted speed limit. ``If a person breaks a traffic law while eluding an officer, he is guilty of a felony,'' noted Sgt. Jerry Nankervis. When finally stopped, the driver...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071199/Loc_blotter.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...continued down the highway at 70 miles per hour, in violation of the posted speed limit. ``If a person breaks a traffic law while eluding an officer, he is guilty of a felony,'' noted Sgt. Jerry Nankervis. When finally stopped, the driver...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071199/Loc_blotter.shtml
Anchorage mayor wants his officers off parking ticket beat

...unpopular traffic and parking issues, they changed the city charter so that only sworn police officers can enforce any city traffic law, including parking violations. For a while, that plan worked. New police recruits going to training academies took...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122709/sta_539989544.shtml
What do you think?

...That tells me we must need a larger force if they can't keep up with things. We need a police officer dedicated to traffic law enforcement, i.e. studded tires, out-of-state tags, etc. Ticket money generated would fund junked car disposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083103/opi_wdyt.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of stolen property. HB 367 (Knowles), would revoke the drivers' license for one year of a person who violated a traffic law and caused a fatal automobile accident. HB 370 (Rokeberg), would allow employers to pay workers under 20 years old...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021300/Loc_leg.shtml
Legislative update

...of stolen property. HB 367 (Knowles), would revoke the drivers' license for one year of a person who violated a traffic law and caused a fatal automobile accident. HB 370 (Rokeberg), would allow employers to pay workers under 20 years old...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021300/Loc_leg.html
Local
City ordinances get an update

...changes cover every aspect of city government. As an example, the traffic code has been revised to conform to state traffic law. A section on slaughterhouses has been deleted. So has a title that refers to careless smoking. During a work session...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012002/Loc_code.shtml
Local
Follow traffic law for increased safety

I had an unusual experience while riding my bike home from work recently - one of the many courteous, thoughtful drivers in Juneau yielded to me.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080708/let_315216627.shtml
Mind the traffic law

Here I am, writing another letter, something I do not do that often. I consider this a sequel to the letter I wrote a short while ago regarding dangerous driving habits.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112008/let_358072847.shtml

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