Implement Efforts to SAVE LIVES
Arrowhead Area CHP Lieutenant Anthony Coronado,
“With a Pro-active Approach to make our
roadways safer, we can continue to reduce the number of collisions occurring in San Bernardino County.”
The California Highway
Patrol (CHP) Arrowhead Regional Headquarters located in Running Springs,
California is announcing the Traffic Safety
Lives is the core
mission of the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
In order to accomplish this mission, the CHP Arrowhead Area office will
use a federal grant to conduct a regional traffic safety campaign in San
Bernardino County. The 12-month project
starts October 1, 2017, and ends September 30, 2018.
The Arrowhead Area will deploy officers on enhanced enforcement on Interstates 5, 405, and 605; State Routes 22, 39, and 91; and San Bernardino County roadways where CHP Arrowhead Area has jurisdiction, such as Lake Drive, Lake Gregory Drive, and North Bay Road. In addition to enhanced enforcement, this traffic safety effort will also include a community-based task force and public awareness and education campaign to reinforce key traffic safety messages.
“This grant will help keep the momentum from past
education and enforcement campaigns and save lives,” said CHP Lieutenant
Anthony Coronado, commander of the Arrowhead Area office. “With a proactive approach to make our
roadways safer, we can continue to reduce the number of collisions occurring in
San Bernardino County.”
to the California Highway Patrol Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System,
there were 401 people killed and injured
in 274 traffic collisions on state routes and highways patrolled by the
CHP Arrowhead Area office between October
1, 2014, and September 30, 2015.
top primary collision factors were unsafe speed, improper turning, impaired
driving, automobile right-of-way, and wrong side of road violations.
Funding for this
program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety
through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.