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Santa Rosa Plaza intersection gets extra police attention

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Fifth Street at Morgan Street, adjacent to Santa Rosa Plaza, which last year was tied for seventh worst with seven 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… Read More »

SRPD targets collision-prone intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s seventh most dangerous intersections — Fifth Street at Morgan Street, which last year had 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 of the city’s top… 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 »