Harmful driver on Freeway 17 finally brings pleasure: Roadshow

Q: I’m driving Freeway 17 southbound from Los Gatos to Santa Cruz. I’m within the quick lane as there’s an enormous 18-wheeler within the sluggish lane. Rushing up subsequent to me comes a automobile that will get proper as much as the 18-wheeler after which pivots into the quick lane, chopping me off.

Then I see this automobile tailgating the automobile in entrance of him, which strikes over to the sluggish lane, in again of the large truck, simply to let this jerk go. Argh. I’m so annoyed.

Then, lower than 1 / 4 of a mile additional down the highway, I see this similar automobile having been pulled over by the CHP!!! I can’t let you know the glee I felt. Made my day.

Bonna Kauffman, Los Gatos

A: I’m positive others have felt that very same second of pleasure, after coping with a highway hazard on wheels. Justice could be candy.

Q: I’ve seen two automobiles lately with black plates with white lettering. I recall a retro choice of black plates with gold lettering, however that is new to me. What’s the story?

Dee Danna, San Jose

A: These are digital license plates, which may change between white-on-black and black-on-white.

The digital plates are a part of a DMV pilot program that enables entities to problem alternate options to traditional license plates, stickers, tabs and registration playing cards.

Lately enacted laws created an ongoing program for these various units. The DMV is at present growing a everlasting program.

Q: The DMV is now issuing license plates starting with “9” for passenger automobiles. What alpha-numeric numbering system will the DMV use after all of the 9’s have been issued?

Vince Lauter, Monterey

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