The Sheriff’s Department will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation aimed at educating bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws, rules and responsibilities.
On Wednesday, Oct. 28, deputies will be looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians that put roadway users at risk. These violations include drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, failing to stop for signs and signals or any other dangerous violation.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will have extra deputies out on patrol Monday, Oct. 26, in the city of Lake Forest looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes.
The motorcycle safety enforcement operation aims at educating both motorcyclists and drivers on the rules of the road.
Distracted driving is a dangerous and illegal behavior the Sheriff’s Department is working to deter drivers from doing.
On Thursday, October 29, deputies will focus their efforts on drivers that are talking, texting, using an app or any other action on their phone that is not hands-free and violates California’s cell phone law. A violation is subject to a $162 fine for the first offense, and at least $285 for a second offense.
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