California Office of Traffic Safety

Latest stories

1d
Ventura County Star
Ventura police to conduct DUI checkpoint Fridaythat can exceed $10,000. Funding for this checkpoint is provided to the Ventur
Ventura police to conduct DUI checkpoint Friday
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
that can exceed $10,000. Funding for this checkpoint is provided to the Ventura Police Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Yazmin Cruz produces digital... Read more
2d
Santa Monica Mirror
The Santa Monica Police Department is continuing its efforts for Motorcycle Safety Awareness.at 1-877-RIDE 411 (1-877-743-3411) or http://www.californiamotorcyclist.com. Fu
The Santa Monica Police Department is continuing its efforts for Motorcycle Safety Awareness.
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
at 1-877-RIDE 411 (1-877-743-3411) or http://www.californiamotorcyclist.com. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Post... Read more
2 related stories
2d
KRCR TV Redding
Officials: Heat wave means extra caution with kids in hot carsthem more vulnerable to hypothermia, or heatstroke. Leaving a small window open
Officials: Heat wave means extra caution with kids in hot cars
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
them more vulnerable to hypothermia, or heatstroke. Leaving a small window opening has little effect on cooling. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) gave the following tips to parents and caregivers: Look before you lock- Make it a... Read more
3 related stories
4d
KRCR TV Redding
Officials: Heat wave means extra caution with kids in hot carsthem more vulnerable to hypothermia, or heatstroke. Leaving a small window open
Officials: Heat wave means extra caution with kids in hot cars
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
them more vulnerable to hypothermia, or heatstroke. Leaving a small window opening has little effect on cooling. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) gave the following tips to parents and caregivers: Look before you lock- Make it a... Read more
7d
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Salinas PD out in full force for California Rodeo Salinassafety of a city even though they're overworked as it is," said Ross. All the
Salinas PD out in full force for California Rodeo Salinas
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 7 days ago
safety of a city even though they're overworked as it is," said Ross. All the overtime is paid for by a grant through the California Office of Traffic Safety. "You're looking for swerving speeding, running lights. Take a taxi to the bar or to the... Read more
7d
Ventura County Star
Motorcycle enforcement operation planned over weekend in Thousand Oaksand fatalities reported in motorcycle-related crashes, officials said. Funding
Motorcycle enforcement operation planned over weekend in Thousand Oaks
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
and fatalities reported in motorcycle-related crashes, officials said. Funding for the operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, author... Read more
11d
Ventura County Star
Simi police make single arrest, cite others during checkpoint Saturdaydriver was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk, and 13 were cited for other
Simi police make single arrest, cite others during checkpoint Saturday
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
driver was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk, and 13 were cited for other violations, police said. The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administ... Read more
15d
Ventura County Star
Simi Valley police plan checkpoint over weekendbut will also check that drivers are licensed, police said. Funding for the ch
Simi Valley police plan checkpoint over weekend
Ventura County Star / Posted 15 days ago
but will also check that drivers are licensed, police said. Funding for the checkpoint is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, according to the police... Read more
16d
The Oakdale Leader
Law Enforcement Teams Heighten Efforts For Fairand financial costs of a crash or an arrest for impaired driving can be signifi
Law Enforcement Teams Heighten Efforts For Fair
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 16 days ago
and financial costs of a crash or an arrest for impaired driving can be significant,” added Rhonda Craft, Director of the California Office of Traffic Safety. “Violators often face jail time, the loss of their driver’s license, higher insurance... Read more
18d
Ventura County Star
Number of motorists using cellphones and other electronic gear rising despite dangersof California drivers who use mobile devices while on the road continues to inc
Number of motorists using cellphones and other electronic gear rising despite dangers
Ventura County Star / Posted 18 days ago
of California drivers who use mobile devices while on the road continues to increase, according to a recent study by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The study, done in April, found that at least 12.8 percent of California drivers were... Read more
23d
The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupThe use of the phone to talk and, worse, to send and read text messages seems t
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
The use of the phone to talk and, worse, to send and read text messages seems to increase every day. The report from the California Office of Traffic Safety said the figure had increased from 9.2 percent the previous year. What was even more... Read more
26d
Orange County Register
Cellphone use among drivers is rising, but fewer citations are being issueddriving by way of electronic device – up from 5.4 percent a year ago, according
Cellphone use among drivers is rising, but fewer citations are being issued
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
driving by way of electronic device – up from 5.4 percent a year ago, according to the report, released this month by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The annual study relies on observations in which researchers can see inside a vehicle... Read more
28d
Ventura County Star
Police will be out in force looking for intoxicated motorists this Independence Day weekendon suspicion driving while drunk over a 54-hour period as part of its 2015 Inde
Police will be out in force looking for intoxicated motorists this Independence Day weekend
Ventura County Star / Posted 28 days ago
on suspicion driving while drunk over a 54-hour period as part of its 2015 Independence Day enforcement operation. The California Office of Traffic Safety offers a free smartphone app called DDVIP. The app includes a map showing nearby bars and... Read more
28d
Sierra Star
This Fourth of July, there’s no excuse - “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”and driving. * Plan a safe way home before the fun begins * Before drinking,
This Fourth of July, there’s no excuse - “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”
Sierra Star / Posted 28 days ago
and driving. * Plan a safe way home before the fun begins * Before drinking, designate a sober driver * Use DDVIP: The California Office of Traffic Safety DDVIP mobile app to find a “List of Spots” supporting your designated driver or to easily... Read more
30d
The Record Searchlight
June 29, 2016is part of a Target Responsibility for Alcohol-Connected Emergencies. That prog
June 29, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
is part of a Target Responsibility for Alcohol-Connected Emergencies. That program is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration.Man sought in... Read more
1m
The Record Searchlight
Man faces charges for providing alcohol at house party that lead to death of teeninvestigation is part of a Target Responsibility for Alcohol-Connected Emergenc
Man faces charges for providing alcohol at house party that lead to death of teen
The Record Searchlight / Posted a month ago
investigation is part of a Target Responsibility for Alcohol-Connected Emergencies. That program is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Transportation and S... Read more
1m
The Auto Channel
Make Designated Sober Drivers the Star Attraction this Independence Daytoo often can lead to impaired driving on one of the most heavily traveled holi
Make Designated Sober Drivers the Star Attraction this Independence Day
The Auto Channel / Posted a month ago
too often can lead to impaired driving on one of the most heavily traveled holidays of the year. This Independence Day, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is reminding drivers to enjoy the holiday responsibly and plan ahead for a sober... Read more
1m
KESQ Palm Springs
Police sweep nets two Cathedral City DUI suspectsDUI enforcement are designed to lower deaths and injury by removing impaired dr
Police sweep nets two Cathedral City DUI suspects
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted a month ago
DUI enforcement are designed to lower deaths and injury by removing impaired drivers from local roads. The operation is provided by a grant form the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Admini... Read more
m
The Sacramento Bee
California law lets you fiddle with phone while driving – sometimesA California Office of Traffic Safety study came up with this unsurprising but
California law lets you fiddle with phone while driving – sometimes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
A California Office of Traffic Safety study came up with this unsurprising but alarming finding last week: 1 out of every 10 drivers on the road is paying as much attention to his or her smartphone as to the road ahead. That’s illegal, right? Not... Read more
m
The Sacramento Bee
‘You left my wife laying in a ditch,’ says husband of hit-run victimpeople get back on the road. There were 3,104 traffic deaths statewide in 2013,
‘You left my wife laying in a ditch,’ says husband of hit-run victim
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
people get back on the road. There were 3,104 traffic deaths statewide in 2013, the most recent year available from the California Office of Traffic Safety, compared to 2,739 deaths in 2010. In Sacramento County there were 63... Read more
m
NBC San Diego
Alcohol Policy Panel Presents Ways to Solve DUI Offensesin which someone is killed each year. In San Diego County, there were 1355 sim
Alcohol Policy Panel Presents Ways to Solve DUI Offenses
NBC San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
in which someone is killed each year. In San Diego County, there were 1355 similar incidents in 2013, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. This included 153 drivers under the age of 21 who were killed or injured. Bright hopes... Read more
m
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Distracted driving on the rise, new report reveals increase in violationsA recent study by the California Office of Traffic Safety found the number of p
Distracted driving on the rise, new report reveals increase in violations
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 1 months ago
A recent study by the California Office of Traffic Safety found the number of people using their phones while driving has gone up, especially during rush hours. Salinas Police said the new data is discouraging and traffic officers believe it has to... Read more
m
The Mercury News
More California drivers spotted using cellphonesAssociated Press. At least 12.8 percent of drivers were seen using mobile devi
More California drivers spotted using cellphones
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
Associated Press. At least 12.8 percent of drivers were seen using mobile devices during a survey earlier this year, the California Office of Traffic Safety reported. That's up from 9.2 percent last year and exceeds the previous high of 10.8... Read more
m
KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Number of California Drivers Using Cellphones Continues to Grow, Study SaysPlease enable Javascript to watch this video A new study by the California Off
Number of California Drivers Using Cellphones Continues to Grow, Study Says
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video A new study by the California Office of Traffic Safety says that more and more drivers in California are using cellphones. Wendy Burch reports from Studio City for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 23,... Read more

People in this news