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On The Road

Tips for safe driving

There is a campaign afoot in Los Altos to encourage us to drive the speed limit on city streets. This helps us avoid getting speeding tickets and makes our neighborhoods more pleasant to live in. The Year of the Good Neighbor committee offers the following driving tips:

Concentrate on driving, not on passengers, cellular phones or other distractions.

Stop at stop signs and red lights; don't run yellow lights.

Maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.

Signal several hundred feet before turning or changing lanes.

Watch for signs around town that say, "Be an angel, drive 25." To be on the safe side, remember: "Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly."

Liz Nyberg is a member of the Year of the Good Neighbor Committee.

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The Town Crier welcomes letters to the editor on current events pertinent to Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Write to us at 138 Main St., Los Altos 94022, Attn: Editor, or email editor Bruce Barton at bruceb@latc.com. Because editorial space is limited, please confine letters to no more than 200 words. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Anonymous letters will not be printed.

You can also have your say right here at losaltosonline.com – scroll to the bottom of any story to add a comment. 

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