YubaNet.com
Saturday, February 28 2015

            We Deliver News to the Sierra
News Fire News spacer Latest News spacer Regional News spacer California News spacer USA News spacer World News spacer Op-Ed spacer Enviro News spacer Sci Tech News spacer Life spacer Odd News spacer Cartoons spacer
Features The Calendar features features Weather features Sierra NightSky features features features Road Conditions features Home spacer
Regional
 

Truckee PD announces "Share the Road" traffic safety campaign


    Google+    

By: Truckee Police Dept.

user24971-1371663036-media1.jpg
TRUCKEE, Calif. June 19, 2013 - Truckee PD is starting the summer 2013 recreation season with an announcement to all bicyclists and motorists to SHARE THE ROAD. This campaign is designed to educate motorists and cyclists alike that there is plenty of room on Truckee's roadways for safe enjoyment by everyone.

The California Vehicle Code specifically grants bicyclists all the rights and responsibilities of a vehicle. This means that bicyclists and motorists each have safety responsibilities on the road. Cyclists: Do not ride more than single file, stopping at stop signs is mandatory, and please ride with traffic flow. Motorists: Be watchful for cyclists who may not understand all the rules of the road, always give them extra room when passing, and do not obstruct or block bike lanes when parking.

Truckee PD officers will be increasing their enforcement contacts with riders and motorists this summer in an educational effort. The goal of this campaign is to increase safety for our local bicycling and motoring public. We support and embrace the adventurous outdoor lifestyle that comes with human propelled sports, but we are always concerned with safety first. With increased motorist and cyclist traffic through the summer months, have patience and watch out for each other.

As a bicyclist, you should always ride in control, mind your speed on steep downhills (the speed limit applies to you too!), and make sure your bike is in tip-top shape at all times. Be watchful for surface hazards and roadway changes.

We encourage our cyclists and motorists to contact us if any particular hazards are noticed. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this campaign, please contact Sergeant Litchie at the Truckee Police Department.

Contact

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 530-550-2323

 

Help us bring you more news. Be a real reader: Support YubaNet

By submitting a comment you consent to our rules. You must use your real first and last name, not a nickname or alias. A comment here is just like a letter to the editor or a post on Facebook. Thank you.

 

Latest Headlines

Regional

Happening Now - February 2015

Mountain Bounty Farm celebrates National CSA sign-up day February 28

Puppy killed, mother dog survived when thrown from car

Colder and rainy today with a chance of thunderstorms

CVS Health Presents $25,000 Donation to Community Recovery Resources for New Smoking Cessation Program

Additional charges filed in Arnoldi case - bail set at $1 million

Get to Know Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release - Orientation and Volunteer Recruitment Meeting on March 14

NID Snow Survey: Water Content at 16% of Average

Fire and Water: A Warming World, California’s Weather and a bipartisan solution - presentation on March 17

Squaw Valley Institute and the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science present “The Big Year” at the Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema on March 5


More

 

 

 

 

NEWS . Fire News . Latest . Regional . California . USA . World . Op-Ed . Enviro . Sci/Tech . Life . Odd News . Cartoons
FEATURES . The Calendar .Weather . Sierra NightSky. Road Conditions
YubaNet.com . Advertising. About Us . Support YubaNet . Contact Us . Terms of Use . Privacy

YubaNet.com © 1999-2015
Nevada City, California (530) 478-9600