San Bernardino County Sheriff
From the Office of Traffic Safety
San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus
The San Bernardino
County Sheriff Department, ten (10) contract cities including Apple Valley,
Chino Hills, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Rancho Cucamonga, Twentynine
Palms, Victorville, Yucaipa, and Yucca Valley will roll out a police traffic
services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase
the risk of crashes in the community.
and other dangerous driving behaviors jeopardize the safety of other people on
the road,” Deputy Melissa Harrison said. “This funding allows us to provide
necessary traffic enforcement measures with the goal of reducing serious injury
and fatal crashes on our roads,”
• DUI saturation patrols
specifically focused on suspected impaired drivers.
• Know Your
Limit Campaign focused on educating the public about the dangers of drinking
Enforcement operations focused on suspected distracted drivers in violation of
California’s hands-free cell phone law.
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
education presentations on traffic safety issues such as distracted driving,
DUI, speeding, and bicycle and pedestrian safety.
Collaborative enforcement efforts with neighboring agencies.
training and/or recertification: Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST), Advanced
Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) and Drug Recognition Expert
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.