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2010-05-24 10:00:00

Click It or Ticket Enforcement Campaign Starts Across State SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if saving lives weren't enough, there are even more reasons to make sure all drivers, passengers and children are buckled up every trip, day and night. First is the annual lead-into-summer Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign set to run May 24 - June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not...

2010-05-07 18:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The state Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee this week approved a plan by Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol to modify by July 1, 2010 the off-peak lane closure schedule and the enhanced enforcement program along the "S-curve" corridor on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The Committee also established a $660,000 contingency fund to reinstitute lane closures and enhanced enforcement if necessary at any time during the remainder of...

2009-12-17 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season, state traffic safety officials continued to tighten their firm grip on drunk drivers today by declaring 2010 as "The Year of the Checkpoint" and announcing a record $8 million in grant funding to 148 law enforcement agencies for DUI checkpoints - up from $5 million in 2009. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund more than 2,500 sobriety checkpoints in 2010, a 47 percent...

2009-11-16 10:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today announced over $3 million in traffic safety grants to over 175 cities plus the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for special "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement operations over the next year. The grants will put additional law enforcement officers on California's roadways from November 17 - 30, making sure everyone in the family gets home safely this holiday season by buckling seat belts...

2009-09-09 12:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- California's top traffic safety officials urge parents and caregivers across the state to maximize child passenger safety by following the 4 Steps for Kids guidelines to determine which restraint system is best suited to protect children based on age and size. "Parents need to make sure they're using the right seat for the right child in the right vehicle," said Christopher J. Murphy, Director of the California Office of Traffic Safety. "The 4...

2009-04-27 12:30:00

Residents Now Have a Powerful Vehicle Theft Protection Solution RENO, Nev., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a press event here today, LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN), the premier worldwide provider of tracking and recovery systems, announced that its Stolen Vehicle Recovery System, a time-tested Radio Frequency-based theft protection solution, is available to consumers in the greater Reno area. More than 1,400* vehicles were stolen in the Reno Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in...

2008-10-06 18:00:02

The driver of a bus that crashed in California killing eight people may have been under the influence of prescription medication, authorities alleged Monday. Besides those killed, another 35 people were injured, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The bus was traveling from Sacramento to the Colusa Casino near Williams when the accident occurred Sunday night. Officials said the driver, Quienten Joey Watts, 52, of Stockton, Calif., was hospitalized, The Sacramento Bee reported. The...

2008-10-05 21:00:16

WHITTIER - A 15-year-old Whittier girl suffered major injuries Friday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said. The crash occurred about 7 p.m. on Hawes Street, just west of Homage Avenue, California Highway Patrol officials said in a written release. The girl was crossing north across Hawes Street and apparently walked into the path of an unknown oncoming vehicle, officials said. The vehicle struck the girl and continued driving. The teenager was taken to UCI...


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