Safety comes first when traveling with pets

Safety comes first when traveling with pets

TEMECULA – Pets’ love is unconditional, so it’s no wonder that pet parents want to keep their beloved animals by their side as much as possible. Pet owners whose pets spend ample time in the car should brush up on some safety precautions to ensure the roadways are safe for all travelers, including those covered […]

New traffic safety laws take effect in 2017

SACRAMENTO – The new year brings a handful of new traffic safety laws for California. These changes to current law, or additional laws, were passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. As part of the continued mission of saving lives, the California Highway Patrol is seeking to educate the public […]

CHP reports cellphone usage still up despite dangers

CHP reports cellphone usage still up despite dangers

SACRAMENTO – Despite the well-known dangers of distracted driving, the number of California drivers who use mobile devices while they drive is on the rise, according to reports. In a study conducted by the California Office of Traffic Safety in April 2016, at least 12.8 percent of California drivers were observed using a mobile device […]

State Route 371 Left Turn Lane Project to begin July 11

RIVERSIDE – The California Department of Transportation will begin work next week on the State Route 371 Left Turn Lane Project from 0.2 miles west of Bahrman Road and 0.03 miles west of Bailiff Road. The project will construct left turn lanes for both directions of travel on SR-371. The $520,000 project, which was awarded […]

CHP to offer ‘Smart Start’ driver safety class

CHP to offer ‘Smart Start’ driver safety class

TEMECULA – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a “Start Smart” driver safety class for local teenagers and their parents/guardians. Start Smart is specifically geared toward the reduction of collisions and injuries involving teen drivers. Start Smart addresses traffic safety issues that directly affect new drivers in a way no other program does. […]