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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

Tara Kandallu

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 be relegated to a parking garage far away from their intended destination. Although this may seem like som...

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

Cory Steele, Column

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 an intersection into another kind of intersection? I’m impatient. But now that I’ve been a license...

Carmel to install more roundabouts

Carmel to install more roundabouts

Emily Dexter, Story

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 be along 96th Street, with others planned for Carmel Drive, Gray Road and 116th Street. Joshua Kirs...

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

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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 signal of the green light. At the same time, a distracted delivery man came upon the intersection...

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

Beats

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 said he suggests student drivers take the bus for the winter and students who already ride the bus should ...

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

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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 turned yellow, and in a move that surprises her now, Horton hit the gas. “I decided, I...

Texting law’s effectiveness comes into question after little enforcement

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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 it anyway. Morrison, who has had his license for a year, said a lack of enforcement of the law keeps...

Driving from a racer’s perspective

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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. “(Race car driving) really helps a bunch (with driving),” Wilner said. “Especially when you first...