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Mendocino at Steele gets extra police attention

This week, Santa Rosa police are monitoring one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections, Mendocino Avenue at Steele Lane, which  last year was tied for sixth place with 7 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 top 25… Read More »

Traffic patrols at West Third and Stony Point

This week, Santa Rosa police are monitoring one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections, West Third Avenue at Stony Point Road, which  last year was tied for fourth place 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… Read More »

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 »

Coddingtown intersection getting extra police attention

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Cleveland Avenue at West Steele Lane, 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 »

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 »

South Santa Rosa intersection getting extra police attention

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Corby Avenue at Hearn 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 city’s… 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 »

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 »

SRPD targets collision-prone intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersection — Santa Rosa Avenue at Hearn Avenue, which  last year was tied for second with 13 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 targeting southside intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersection — Corby Avenue at Hearn Avenue, which  last year was tied for second with 13 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… Read More »