Accident in Mexico claims life of Fallbrook school bus driver

Accident in Mexico claims life of Fallbrook school bus driver

Fallbrook High students who ride the Route 7 De Luz bus and staff members of First Student, the transportation company that provides bus service for Fallbrook High School, are mourning the loss of 13-year driver Norma Hidalgo, who, along with her sister, Heidi Sanchez, died in an automobile accident in Mexico Sept. 25. The sisters […]

Temecula council to seek help to fix I-15 gridlock conditions

Temecula council to seek help to fix I-15 gridlock conditions

Temecula officials concede that commuters passing through their city endure “unacceptable” gridlock conditions, and they are now seeking help from the state, area cities, the Pechanga tribe and an array of regional planning agencies. “It’s not all Temecula traffic. It’s a choke point,” Mayor Maryann Edwards said in a recent telephone interview. “We’ve been doing […]

New teen drivers are 3 times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

SACRAMENTO – Citing new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety research about teens and distracted driving, the California Department of Insurance, AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah, California Highway Patrol, CSAA Insurance Group and the ACIC, the California voice of Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, warned that new teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are […]

Caltrans reminds motorists to secure loads before traveling

Caltrans reminds motorists to secure loads before traveling

SACRAMENTO – Transporting unsecured loads is unsafe, illegal, and pollutes California’s roads and waterways. Caltrans wants motorists and commercial vehicle operators to make sure their load is secure before driving. Vehicle-related debris can create unsafe conditions for motorists, contributes to litter on highways and could lead to pollution in waterways. “This is a safety, environmental, […]

Klein drives for Camp Pendleton in Firefighter Demolition Derby

Thomas Klein drove for the Camp Pendleton Fire Department in this year’s Firefighter Demolition Derby which took place June 3 and was part of the San Diego County Fair. “It was a good time,” Klein said. “I’m bummed that I didn’t get further along, but it was for fun.” In addition to allowing the drivers […]

Hundreds of classics primed for Fallbrook Vintage Car Show

Hundreds of classics primed for Fallbrook Vintage Car Show

Fallbrook Vintage Car Club president Roy Moosa has a signature line that he uses to promote the organization’s signature event, the Fallbrook Vintage Car Show, which will be held this Sunday, May 28 at Pala Mesa Resort. “It is the longest continuously-running car show west of the Mississippi,” states Moosa proudly of the 52-year-old event. […]

Roadway safety is everyone’s responsibility

SACRAMENTO – With warmer weather on the way, motorcycle riders will be gearing up and taking to California’s roadways. The month of May is recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will work together all month long to help reduce the number of […]

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