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SRJC intersection getting extra scrutiny from SRPD

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Mendocino Avenue at Pacific Avenue, near SRJC, which  last year was tied for third with 10 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… Read More »

Fountaingrove intersection getting extra police scrutiny

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Fountain Grove Parkway at Mendocino Avenue, which  last year was tied for third with 10 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… Read More »

Mailbag: Should you follow driver in minor hit-run?

Here’s a question from a Road Warrior reader: I pulled into the Mendocino Ave Safeway parking lot to make a quick stop.  As I drove down an aisle, a car ahead started pulling out of a spot so I stopped to let him get out.  Looking left I see that a pickup directly opposite me was starting to back out.   While he was easing out very slowly he didn’t seem to be aware that I was right behind him so… Read More »

SRJC-area intersection gets extra police attention

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Mendocino Avenue at Silva Avenue near SRJC, which last year was tied for sixth worst with eight 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… Read More »

SRPD focusing on collision-prone intersection this week

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Mendocino Avenue at Steele Lane, which last year was tied for sixth worst with eight 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 »

Fountaingrove intersection targeted by Santa Rosa police

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Fountain Grove Parkway at Mendocino Avenue, which last year was tied for sixth worst with eight 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… Read More »

Watch out for bicyclists this week

It’s watch-out-for-bicyclists week. As Sonoma County gears up for Sunday’s start to the Amgen Tour of California, drivers will be encountering many more bicyclists than normal along with some traffic delays and road closures. But the key for all will be safety. The brunt of that responsibility will fall to drivers. While bicyclists must follow traffic laws too, some don’t. So drivers this week will have to take particular care when encountering bicyclists. It’s common for bicyclists in packs to… Read More »

SRJC-area intersection under police scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s sixth most dangerous intersections — Mendocino Avenue at Silva Avenue, which last year had 8 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 »