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Westside intersection getting extra Santa Rosa police scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — North Dutton Avenue at West Ninth Street, 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 week, the officers… Read More »

West Santa Rosa intersection gets police attention

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — North Dutton Avenue at West Third Street, 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 »

West Santa Rosa intersection under scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s seventh most dangerous intersections — North Dutton Avenue at West Ninth 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… Read More »

West Santa Rosa intersection under scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s sixth most dangerous intersections — North Dutton Avenue at West Third Street, 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… 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 — North Dutton Avenue at West Third Street, 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,… Read More »

West Santa Rosa intersection targeted by police

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers will be keeping an eye out Monday through next Sunday for traffic violators at North Dutton Avenue at West Third Street, which was tied for the seventh-highest number of collisions last year with 9. As part of a 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… Read More »

Santa Rosa’s most dangerous intersections

Here are Santa Rosa’s most dangerous intersections, based on the number of collisions at each in 2009 as reported by the Santa Rosa Police Department: No. 1: –Stony Point Road at Sebastopol Road, 19 collisions. Tied for No. 2: –Highway 12 at Mission Boulevard, 16 –Dutton Avenue at Sebastopol Road, 16 –Corby Avenue at Hearn Avenue, 16 –Stony Point Road at West Third Street, 16 Tied for No. 3: –Mendocino Avenue at College Avenue, 12 –Guerneville Road at Cleveland Avenue,… Read More »