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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...
Fairbanks man paves way for young drivers

...two-hour, one-on-one, sessions. The classroom portion covers thinks like insurance coverage, maintenance, traffic laws and driving in extreme winter conditions.Once on the road, the thing McGee focuses on most is teaching defensive...
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...
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...


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