traffic safety

LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES TRAFFIC EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT GRANT

Source: La Mesa Police
 
October 15, 2019 (La Mesa) -- The La Mesa Police Department has been awarded a $95,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement and public awareness program. The program will include a variety of outreach to educate the public, as well as enforcement actions ranging from DUI patrols to seat belt and child safety seat compliance.

'TIS THE SEASON FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY

 

December 18, 2013 (San Diego) – As Californians ready for their holiday travels, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is set to begin its annual Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP).  The two-day holiday enforcement effort is designed to help ensure the safety of the motoring public during a time when celebrations are in full swing. 

The MEP begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, and continues through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 25.  The effort coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ongoing Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over anti-driving under the influence (DUI) campaign, which began on December 13, 2013, and continues through January 1, 2014. 

LA MESA POLICE ISSUE 29 HOLIDAY SPEEDING CITATIONS

 

January 21, 2013 (La Mesa)--La Mesa Police Department, in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths on the Martin Luther King holiday, aggressively enforced state speed laws during the third “Traffic Safety Enforcement Program“ operation. uce deaths and injuries on local roadways.

La Mesa Police Officers wrote 29 speeding tickets including one to a driver traveling at 81 miles per hour on a city street with a posted speed limit of 35 mph. 

STATE GRANT ENABLES SANTEE TO UPGRADE TRAFFIC SAFETY SOFTWARE

December 4, 2012 (Santee) - On November 1, 2012, the City of Santee started work to upgrade the City’s collision analysis software.  Funding for this program was provided by a $34,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The project will upgrade the City’s traffic collision analysis software to improve efficiency in collision data collection, analysis, and ultimately improve traffic safety. The grant will assist in efforts to deal with traffic safety problems and to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in traffic collisions.