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CHP ISSUES CITATION TO DRIVER FOR WEARING GOOGLE GLASS

 

November 21, 2013 (San Diego) The California Highway Patrol has issued a citation to a county driver for wearing Google Glass while operating a vehicle. This is in violation of Vehicle Code 27602.

This section of the vehicle code states that it is illegal to: "drive a motor vehicle if a television receiver, a video monitor, or a television or video screen, or any other similar means of visually displaying a television broadcast or video signal that produces entertainment or business applications, is operating and is located in the motor vehicle at a point forward of the back of the driver's seat, or is operating and the monitor, screen, or display is visible to the driver while driving the motor vehicle."

MAYOR FILNER ENDS RED LIGHT PHOTO ENFORCEMENT

 

Mayor Brings Police Officers Back To Red Light Patrol

February 2, 2013 (San Diego)--Mayor Bob Filner fulfilled a campaign promise today and officially ended the controversial Red Light Photo Enforcement Program, bringing San Diego Police Department officers back to red light violation patrol.

Standing with San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne, the Mayor made the announcement at what was the busiest red light camera intersection in the City, Grape Street and North Harbor Drive, just a mile from the San Diego International Airport.

SAN DIEGO SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND HIGHWAY PATROL JOIN FORCES TO ADDRESS ISSUE OF DISTRACTED DRIVERS

 

 
February 12, 2012 (San Diego County) -- Distracted driving is a serious traffic safety concern that puts everyone on the road at risk.  As a result, the Sheriff’s Department and CHP are increasingly cracking down on cell phone use and texting.   Beginning February 13th  through February 18th, Deputy Sheriff’s and CHP officers will be conducting zero tolerance enforcements.  A ticket for violating either the hands free or no texting law costs a minimum of $159 for a first offense and $279 or more for subsequent violations.