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Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem

Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem
January 11, 2019

At the change of a light, a seemingly endless line of cars begin their prowl. They are on the prowl for the best parking spot. If, during this first rush, they are unable to find a spot, the cars will...

Mixed Signals; Proposed Carmel ordinance may require turn signals on roundabouts, editor and junior Cory Steele advises against it

Mixed Signals; Proposed Carmel ordinance may require turn signals on  roundabouts, editor and junior Cory Steele advises against it
April 20, 2017

They’re the City of Carmel’s claim to fame – roundabouts, and lots of them. I’ll admit that I was once among the roundabout-naysayers – why clog up the city with construction detours to turn...

Carmel to install more roundabouts

Carmel to install more roundabouts
City plans construction of 14 new traffic circles this year
February 23, 2017

Among plans for continued expansion and construction, the city of Carmel plans to construct 14 new roundabouts in 2017. According to an article by Current in Carmel, four of these roundabouts will...

Just a Minute: Brace Yourself

Just a Minute: Brace Yourself
March 24, 2016

 

Recent local, national rises in car accidents prompt students to face dangers of driving

Recent local, national rises in car accidents prompt students to face dangers of driving
September 16, 2015

One day in late July, senior Chloe Keller was driving alone in her car, unaware of any danger that lurked ahead. She approached the intersection of 111th and Cornell Street, proceeding through it at the...

Transportation department advises students to be careful in winter

CHS students walk to the buses after school. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation, said he recommends buses as the safest mode of transportation to and from school during winter. PATEL / PHOTO
January 20, 2013

The transportation department advises students to take precautions when traveling in the winter, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. With roads being slippery, Farrand...

Study shows teenagers are more likely to take risks while among peers

BEEP BEEP: Junior Sydne Horton navigates the streets of downtown Carmel after school.  Horton says a car accident she was in shows that teenagers are more likely to take risks around their peers. Omeed Malekmarzban / Photo
January 27, 2012

Junior Sydne Horton was in high spirits as she drove home with her friends one day after school, laughing and talking about their plans for the day with music blasting from the speakers. Up ahead, a stoplight...

Texting law’s effectiveness comes into question after little enforcement

September 23, 2010

By Erick Dick <[email protected]> Junior Clayton Morrison said he is familiar with the texting while driving law of 2009 and is aware that it is illegal to text while driving, but he said he does...

Driving from a racer’s perspective

May 1, 2008

By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> Chris Wilner, race car driver and sophomore, has been driving on the road for one year. But before that he had five years of race car driving experience....

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