California Highway Patrol safety enforcement operations yield safety improvements for pedestrians around school bus stops

HEMET – As part of efforts to improve pedestrian safety, the California Highway Patrol conducted a school bus-pedestrian safety enforcement operation, Aug.28, focusing on motorists who fail to stop for a school bus with its flashing red lights activated and stop arm extended, if equipped. School bus-pedestrian safety is a key issue in the community, and […]

Drivers go back to school for safety

Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna Special to Valley News When I was younger I hated all the back-to-school commercials. They were a dreaded reminder that summer was over and pretty soon I’d be back inside a hot, stuffy classroom, mourning my lost freedom. As an adult, the back-to-school season brings another warning. Our morning and afternoon […]

Caltrans, other agencies launch ‘Look Both Ways’ pedestrian safety program

Caltrans, other agencies launch ‘Look Both Ways’ pedestrian safety program

Billboards urging pedestrians to “Look Both Ways” will soon be displayed on the freeways and local roads in the Inland Empire asking them to be very careful crossing roads. The billboard program in conjunction with Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, Palm Springs Police Department and other law enforcement agencies has already begun in the Coachella […]

More police officers are needed in Hemet

Letter to the editor, Hello I am a resident of Hemet, California. My concern is the amount of pedestrian vs car incidents, I have been a member of the Hemet Valley Incidents on Facebook and I am constantly seeing posts about pedestrians being critically injured by cars and most of them are fatal. I have […]

With officer in a rabbit costume, 29 citations issued to motorists in Moreno Valley who failed to stop for pedestrians

MORENO VALLEY – Deputies issued 29 citations during an hour-long undercover operation targeting motorists who failed to stop for pedestrians at crosswalks, sheriff’s officials reported today, Wed., May 20. Between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, an officer clad in a white rabbit costume ventured into a crosswalk at the intersection of Cactus Avenue and Philo […]