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Berkeley Police Department
Thursday September 8th, 2022 :: 02:07 p.m. PDT


30 Cited During Pedestrian Safety Operation

The Berkeley Police Department issued 30 citations for a variety of violations made by drivers during a pedestrian safety operation on September 6th.
30 drivers were cited for violations including VC 21950(a)—Driver failure to yield to pedestrian, VC 27315(d)—seatbelt violation, VC 12500—unlicensed driver, VC 23123.5—failure to use hands free, VC 2815—disregarding a school crossing guard, VC 21755—unsafely passing another vehicle and VC 12951—failing to have a driver’s license with you.
The operation took place on Shattuck Avenue at the Oregon Street intersection between 6 am and 11 am. 34 people were contacted during the operation.
“Safety is a shared responsibility, with drivers holding the greatest responsibility to keep other road users safe,” Lt. Jen Tate said. “We hope this operation serves as a reminder to everyone to practice due care and to look out for one another.”
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This operation is one of several planned in Berkeley for the Pedestrian Safety Month.

Berkeley Police Department
2100 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

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