But in the other four head-on crashes that were the result of a wrong-way driver, 14 people have died, leading many to wonder what can be done to save more lives.
A fatal crash has traffic backed up on northbound Capital City Freeway late Sunday afternoon.
The first pipe bomb was found near Highway 50 and Stockton Boulevard last month, and the second was found on Monday on the northbound Arden Way exit of the Capital City Freeway. The California Highway Patrol say there is little doubt that the two devices were set there on purpose.
The small trees are held up with stakes, and a Manteca business owner says he’s concerned the trees may have been neglected, and that the project was a waste of taxpayer money.
Caltrans sent inspectors to have a close look at the Pioneer Bridge, and the agency says the structure itself is sound and safe for drivers.
Caltrans has since removed the words scrawled on the sign, but the group who paid for it believes the vandals will be back.
As the potholes pop up, many drivers wonder when they will be filled and how long it will take, and even if you can get money back when your car is damaged by one.
Caltrans trucks are ready to roll in the Sierra as the threat of a storm sparks the first blizzard warnings in the region since January 2008.
Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.
Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.
Caltrans is asking drivers to avoid using northbound Interstate 5 through downtown Sacramento due a crash causing a massive traffic backup.
A California Highway Patrol investigation has found Caltrans did not retaliate against employees who raised concerns about construction defects on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.