Traffic Cop: Pedestrians, Crosswalks and U-Turns

Monty, when can you legally proceed when you have stopped your vehicle for someone in a crosswalk?

There are a couple of vehicle code sections that pertain to your question. The first states that the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection. There are a couple of exceptions, but for … Continue Reading


Survey Finds Big Bicycle Ridership Increase

Redding bicycle ridership increased during this year’s Shasta County Health & Human Services Agency bike count. The one-day surveillance of 22 intersections from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and again from 4 to 6 p.m. detected 781 bicycle riders – an… Continue Reading