RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Office of Traffic Safety Grant Kickoff|
|Station Area:||Lake Elsinore|
|Written Date:||October 29, 2020||Time:||3:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||October 2020 to September 2021||Time:||N/A|
|Incident Location:||City of Lake Elsinore|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Brad Foster|
Lake Elsinore Station Received a $57,847.00 Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety
City of Lake Elsinore, California. – The safety of everyone traveling our roadways is the focus of a grant awarded to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. The $57,847.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on the City of Lake Elsinore roads.
The one-year grant is for the 2021 federal fiscal year, which runs from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021.
The grant will fund a variety of traffic safety programs, including:
- Patrols with emphasis on alcohol and drug-impaired driving prevention.
- Patrols with emphasis on awareness and education of California’s hands-free cell phone law.
- Patrols with emphasis on education of traffic rights for bicyclists and pedestrians.
- Patrols with emphasis on awareness and education of primary causes of crashes: excess speed, failure to yield, failure to stop at stop signs/signals, improper turning/lane changes.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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