Press Releases Home
The original item was published from 10/28/2021 3:15:00 PM to 12/28/2021 12:00:01 AM.

Press Releases

Palm Desert Station

Posted on: October 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Office of Traffic Safety Grant Kickoff - Palm Desert

cam-02

RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Office of Traffic Safety Grant Kickoff -  Palm Desert
Station Area:Palm Desert
Written Date:October 27, 2021Time:7:30 AM
Incident Date:N/ATime:N/A
Incident Location:Palm Desert
Reporting Officer:Deputy Varon Potter
File Number(s):N/A


Details:

Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station Awarded $50,637.00 Grant From the Office of Traffic Safety

Palm Desert, Calif. – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Palm Desert Station. will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

The grant will pay for additional enforcement measures, including: 

  • DUI checkpoints and patrols specifically focused on suspected impaired drivers.
  • Enforcement operations focused on suspected distracted drivers in violation of California’s hands-free cell phone law.
  • Bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operations focused on driver behaviors that put vulnerable road users at risk.
  • Enforcement operations focused on top violations that cause crashes: speeding, failure to yield, stop sign and/or red-light running, and improper turning or lane changes.

The grant program will run through September 2022.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

DUI Go Safely

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Palm Desert Station

Vector Star 80 x93

Attempted Murder Suspect Apprehended

Posted on: January 11, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

Posted on: January 10, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Armed Robbery Suspects Apprehended

Posted on: January 10, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Posted on: January 8, 2023
Vector Star 80 x93

Know Your Limit Campaign

Posted on: December 30, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Posted on: December 30, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Fatal Traffic Collision

Posted on: December 29, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Winter Enforcement Mobilization

Posted on: December 14, 2022