Q The tunnel on Highway 1 replacing Devils Slide has made the road a lot safer. Local drivers, however, seem determined to keep the trip between Pacifica and Montara just as dangerous as before.

Especially since the park areas opened, a fair number of vehicles have slowed down to 25 mph northbound at and through the tunnel -- in a 45-mph zone. I'd blame it on sightseeing, but there aren't a lot of sights in the tunnel. Instead, I think this is a combination of some really inept signage, the lighting change in the tunnel and some drivers trying much too hard to be economical.

This causes idiots in SUVs to tailgate. Tailgating on a one-lane road well back of the slow driver isn't going to help anyone go faster.

Now add bicyclists who don't obey their own rules of the road to the mix, often by riding tandem on semi-blind curves and narrow lanes with little or no shoulder on the climb from Linda Mar to the tunnel.

The tunnels themselves are nice. The behavior of those on the road, not so much.

Anonymous in Daly City

A As Memorial Day weekend approaches, this area will get a lot of traffic. So be careful out there.

Q Crossing the double yellow on curves? It's now normal driving on Highway 1 between Montara and Pacifica. It's disgusting, dangerous and stupid. There are umpteen tourists driving that stretch of road all hours. They are looking over the side to the Pacific Ocean, not at the road or at you crossing into their right of way. No matter where you are, stay on your side of the road.


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John Gruver

A Good advice.

Q Recently my nephew and his family went to walk on the new Devils Slides trail along Highway 1. The parking lot was filled so he parked on the side of the road close to the parking lot. When he came back he received a ticket because you are not allowed to park on state highways.

Anne Wegner

Palo Alto

A Parking is a problem at this popular coastal trail. Try Pacifica's free Devils Slide Ride weekend shuttle, which runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends in an approximately one-hour loop from near Oceana High School. The shuttles have room for wheelchairs, surfboards and bicycles.

Q Regarding my wife's comment about me not loving her as much as I love my Corvette. The jury is still out on this one, as she threw me under the bus about the speeding.

David Smith

San Jose

A David's wife Susan wrote on Sunday:

"Gary, you asked if anyone had been ticketed for not having a front license plate. My husband has a beautiful Corvette that I suspect he loves more than he loves me, and he was given a fix-it ticket on Silver Creek Valley Road in San Jose. No complaints, though, since he was probably speeding but not ticketed for that."

David, back to you:

Q I've had my beloved Corvette longer than I've had her! Just kidding!

David Smith

A Oh, David, how are you ever going to make this up to her?

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