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Dec 15

April is Distracted Driving Month

Posted to City Manager's Updates by Margaret Livingston

April is distracted driving month statewide. The ECPD is vigorously enforcing the vehicle code sections that pertain to distracting actions that affect driver safety, including, texting, wearing ear buds, and eating while driving. Last year, the Department cited 404 persons in one month in an effort to reduce collisions in our city. Officers even cited one driver for eating a bowl of cereal while driving, another for assembling a fish tank while driving, and others for unsafe actions. 

Dec 27

El Cerrito Police Department 2016 Goal #3 - Enhance Multi-Modal Safety

Posted to ECPD Blog by Samantha Wendling

Written by Paul Keith, Chief of Police

During our goal-setting meetings, our agency recognized the effect on community safety that violent crime and traffic collisions poses. We examined where violent crime tends to occur and found that it is consistent with those parts of the city where bicyclists, motorists, and pedestrians come in contact with one another. Our goal, for 2016, is to increase the safety of our commercial corridor by reducing violent crime, reducing injury collisions, and increasing education and enforcement efforts.

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