Wheels | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:49:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Wheels | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 People who do not stop at stop signs far outnumber those who do https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/21/people-who-do-not-stop-at-stop-signs-far-outnumber-those-who-do/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/21/people-who-do-not-stop-at-stop-signs-far-outnumber-those-who-do/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104356 I state the obvious — it’s what I do. For example, stop means STOP. At least it used to. In most studies about whether or not motorists come to a complete stop (i.e. behind the crosswalk line and completely stopped) the percentage of motorists who do this is lower than the percentage of those who […]

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Let’s make texting, chatting and other driving distractions socially unacceptable https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/12/lets-make-texting-chatting-and-other-driving-distractions-socially-unacceptable/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/12/lets-make-texting-chatting-and-other-driving-distractions-socially-unacceptable/#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:10:48 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=102857 I haven’t felt the hot sting of tears on my cheeks in years. It’s not that there isn’t plenty to cry about – there is. It’s just that I’m broken in that way. But, today, the tears came. Not once, but over and over again (I’m not quite sure they’re done yet). I couldn’t possibly […]

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Confessions of a self-interested human being https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/05/18/confessions-self-interested-human/ Thu, 18 May 2017 13:03:58 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=94434 I promised a long time ago that I would write about the substandard insurance company that was legally bound to handle my not-so-recent auto crash claim. And then I delayed the excoriating exposé that I had imagined writing for purely selfish reasons. It all began on Sept. 19. That’s when I was T-boned. I thought I […]

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Comp & Collision https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/01/12/comp-collision/ Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:00:20 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=90616 A cautionary tale of underinsurance

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Being ‘Made Whole’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/12/09/being-made-whole/ Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:00:19 +0000 http://new.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=89746 Harsh reality settles in following a recent crash

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Bittersweet Roadside Memories https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/10/06/bittersweet-roadside-memories/ Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/10/6/bittersweet-roadside-memories Caltrans offers limited use of memorial signage on state highways 

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Who Knew? https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/06/09/who-knew/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/6/9/who-knew Distracted drivers make the road more hazardous than it has to be

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A Bad Mix https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/04/28/a-bad-mix/ Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/4/28/a-bad-mix AAA research shows hands-free technology still poses distraction hazards

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32 Hands https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/04/14/32-hands/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/4/14/32-hands Teaching our children to be just like us when it comes to texting and driving

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Way to Go https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2016/03/31/way-to-go/ Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://pw.rutherstone.net/2016/3/31/way-to-go GoGoGrandparent is a new service for seniors borne of love

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