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A hit-and-run accident in the San Fernando Valley. Photo credit: Rick McClure.
ANDY BELLO July 24, 2014 at 08:05 am
This is a great idea but why do drivers hit and run I believe many don't have insurance or are underRead More the influence of drugs and alcohol no drivers license or registration, undocumented and drivers with warrants. We have the technology to take many drivers off the road remember it's a numbers game with hit and runners. How about on your license tags we start putting chips that send out a signal when your insurance is cancelled let's say after 15 days or license is suspended or a warrant is issued that would alert other drivers and law enforcement via the electronic road alert signs.think about this when you drive in the fast tract lanes your transponder sends and receives a signal which chargers your account but also alerts CHP that you don't have a transponder or possibility are a single driver in violation of the law. Along with a camera that would only take a picture for violators. Believe it or not most of the technologies are already in place in most cases we just need to combine and in prove the technologies already in place. This would also deter drivers from stealing your tags because there's is expired. This is a much different world we live in then years past. I was born in the 40s and raised in the 50s we had respect for others and family and not to say most of us don't but for the ones few that don't respect life and would leave you to die on the road side let's get them off the road.this technology could also block your cell phone from working if you don't have a hands free device in place. One last thing start noticing how many drivers just don't stop at a red light or stop sign they just slow down and roll through what don't they understand that Stop means Stop.
Ed Radomsky July 24, 2014 at 08:30 am
Think about the news reports you see on hit and runs. The vast majority have no vehicle descriptionRead More for at least a day. Then the description turns out to be a "white 4 door car" or "dark 2 door car" which is not helpful at all since there are 32 million registered cars in California. If the police already have a license plate number then they have a great investigative lead to work. This is nothing more than feel good legislation that will end up diluting the effectiveness of the AMBER alert messages we on the freeway now.
gene smith July 24, 2014 at 08:48 am
If there is a genuine concern regarding Hit and Run accidents, the folks who so strongly defend andRead More promote the "Sanctuary City" status of Los Angeles and Southern California generally, might just rethink their position....but of course, they won't. They will continue to buy votes any way they can and always at the expense of the legal residents. Very Sad....but they will rant and rave should one of theirs become a victim,,,,and will still do nothing. They TOO are lawbreakers, all of them.
Andy Smith July 19, 2014 at 09:23 am
How ridiculous. That's like arresting Amtrak for all of the times the cops pick up peopleRead More transporting marijuana in big suitcases in their baggage cars (it happens frequently---you'd be surprised). Amtrak has nothing to do with that----they're just transporting baggage. Same thing here---FedEx is just transporting a package; they have no clue what its contents are.
Desert Rat July 20, 2014 at 10:32 am
Political grandstanding
Mark Talmont July 21, 2014 at 01:24 pm
Meanwhile the national news networks seemed to miss the story when Google got caught in a similarRead More scheme, actually with more evidence of complicity. Not easy to find the story but here are two sources: http://www.wired.com/2013/05/google-pharma-whitaker-sting/all/ http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Larry-Page-Canadian-Peter-Neronha-online-pharmacies-Justice-Department,news-12323.html The story was mentioned briefly on the Leo LaPorte show and in more depth by John Batchelor (who noted that Clinton DOJ henchwoman Jamie Gorelick was brought in to negotiate the half-billion $ settlement; Gorelick now sits on the Google board.
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
Green T July 20, 2014 at 01:07 pm
Oh brother! The guy was drunk in public. ha ha
mr magoo July 20, 2014 at 04:14 pm
Genius. since he is in banking I suppose the US taxpayers will have to bail him out. Not quite TARPRead More scale so I guess the proper bailout would be sending him into the private screening room with a bunch of strippers.
SA July 21, 2014 at 04:00 pm
I find this hilarious … TSA fees go up, travelers now get to feel the “handy”Read More given to them… A win win…
Death Row in San Quentin. Patch file photo.
Becky July 20, 2014 at 07:21 am
I feel sorry for the cruel and unusual suffering of the families who wait 20 + years for theirRead More murderer's sentence to be carried out.
Steve M July 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
They didn't waste much time with Timothy McVeigh who killed 144 people including children but oneRead More official said that he's getting a free ticket out of this world with hardly anytime in prison.
usmcboi July 23, 2014 at 02:36 pm
its call punishment for a reason dumb twat
Alix Catherine Tichelman aka AK Kennedy/Facebook page. Photo credit: shadowboxerphoto.
randy albin July 16, 2014 at 11:54 am
well, anything for sensationalism. what kind of titillating news does this make up? what form ofRead More silliness. how can these people be like this?
DEBBIE ANN July 16, 2014 at 11:03 am
Phillip Bailey July 16, 2014 at 02:11 pm
What was the *point* of your post?
Ramon Castellanos July 16, 2014 at 03:15 pm
Do you realize how many people match this description?
Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone.
Holly girl July 16, 2014 at 09:29 am
About time. Drivers are treating El Camino like its 101 or 280.
d wave July 16, 2014 at 09:49 am
what about busting some of those knuckle-dragging bikers who rip the stock pipes off their bikes?Read More 120 DB on el camino travels all the way to Beresford.
Adrian Smith July 16, 2014 at 11:56 am
What was all the rumpus in Pacifica manor this morning? Motorcycle cops and sheriff's department outRead More in swarms.
File photo.
Tim Kelly July 12, 2014 at 11:02 am
In the 70's I almost accidentally stepped in front of a train on Broadway in RWC. Crossing guardRead More down, southbound train on east track; after it passed I walked across the track and there was a northbound train on the west track which I did not see/hear until it was almost too late. I think that is what happened to Thor who had some sweet non identical twin sisters that I saw one day in so cal in the 90's.
Gene Firpo July 11, 2014 at 11:18 pm
Got it Brad...trains kill! Stay off the tracks jack ass!
terry mccaffrey July 12, 2014 at 10:15 am
There has to be an easier way to commit suicide than going all the way here from WC to stop a trainRead More literally in its tracks. What a selfish loser.
Gene Firpo July 12, 2014 at 03:38 pm
The loser got what he needs...rest in Hell !
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