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Piner Road intersection getting extra attention

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which  last year was tied for fourth with 9 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Friday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick one of the city’s… Read More »

Santa Rosa’s 25 dangerous intersections

Planning to drive through the intersection of Stony Point and Sebastopol roads in Santa Rosa? Better be careful. It again ranks No. 1 in the city for highest number of reported collisions. The Roseland-area intersection racked up 16 collisions last year, twice that of 2011 when it tied for sixth place but down from 20 in 2010 and 19 in 2009 when it ranked No. 1 for both years. 2011′s No. 1 — Highway 12 at Mission Boulevard — fell… Read More »

NW Santa Rosa intersection gets police scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which last year was tied for fifth worst with 7 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick one… Read More »

SRPD watching westside intersection this week

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s fifth most dangerous intersection — Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which last year had 9 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. To read about the city’s other top intersections for collisions, CLICK HERE. ————- Follow the… Read More »

Santa Rosa’s 25 most dangerous intersections

Here are Santa Rosa’s most dangerous intersections, based on the number of collisions at each in 2011 as reported by the Santa Rosa Police Department. Each week during the year, Santa Rosa motorcycle officers typically spend part of their day at one of these intersections, looking for traffic violators, with the idea of trying to make them safer. No. 1 Highway 12 at Mission Boulevard, with 18 collisions in 2011. In 2010, this intersection ranked second with 17 collisions. To… Read More »

SRPD targets westside intersection

Santa Rosa traffic police officers this Monday through Sunday will monitor one of the city’s seventh most dangerous intersections — Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which last year was tied with nine traffic collisions. As part of a weekly special enforcement program, officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cell phones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. To read about the city’s other top intersections for collisions, CLICK HERE.… Read More »

Santa Rosa police targeting motorists at intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers will be keeping an eye out Monday through next Sunday for traffic violators at Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which was tied for the seventh-highest number of collisions last year with 9. Officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cell phones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations, Officer Jeff Adams said. To read about the city’s other top intersections for collisions, CLICK HERE.

Santa Rosa intersections with most collisions

Here are 24 intersections in Santa Rosa where you want to be particularly careful because, for one reason or the other, they had the most collisions last year: No. 1: Sebastopol Road at Stony Point Road, with 20 collisions in 2010 compared to 19 in 2009. It ranked No. 1 for the second straight year. To read more about this intersection, CLICK HERE. No. 2: Highway 12 at Mission Boulevard, with 17 collisions vs. 16 last year, and again was… Read More »