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I hit a car

Mea culpa. What can I say? I was in a hurry.

Sidewalk cyclist hit by car in Watsonville

But it’s not what you might think. According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel, a man driving a utility truck north on Blackburn Avenue last Monday failed to stop for the stop sign at East Lake Avenue / Highway 152. He apparently blew through it, because he hit a van passing through the intersection with enough read more »

Santa Cruz hit / run car found

The California Highway Patrol has found the vehicle involved in last Wednesday hit and run that killed cyclist Zachary Parke on Empire Grade Road near the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Hit by a car

I need to remember that not everybody who regularly follows this blog also follows me on Facebook, Flickr or Twitter. If you haven’t already heard, I was hit by a car a couple of Fridays ago. It hurt and put a nice gash in my upper lip. Here I am still smiling before the pain read more »

Amsterdam hits roadblocks in electric car promotion

In order to meet greenhouse gas emission goals, the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands aggressively promotes electric cars. Amsterdam pays half the cost of plug in electric cars and gives free power to recharge the batteries. They are also considering free parking for electric cars in a city where space for any vehicle comes read more »

Formula 1 Racer Mark Webber rides bike, hit by car

Australian Formula 1 racer Mark Webber was injured after he was hit by a Nissan as he participated in a bicycle charity ride sponsored by him. Webber was riding down a road in Tasmania when he was hit by oncoming traffic and broke his leg. He was attended by event paramedics before being airlifted to read more »