Articles Tagged With ‘traffic laws’

Did illegal ticket quotas hasten Gesell’s exit?

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell’s command staff initiated an illegal ticket quota scheme with pizza as a reward, emails obtained by CalCoastNews show, an activity that may have contributed to Gesell’s being... (Continue reading)

SLO police to stake out bicyclists who break rules of the road

San Luis Obipso police will seek out and ticket bicyclists who violate traffic laws, as part of a traffic enforcement operation taking place Monday. Police have mapped out where bicycle crashes and collisions involving pedestrians have have frequently occurred over... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara police target law-breaking bicyclists

Santa Barbara police cracked down on bicyclists who disobey traffic laws this week and issued a total of 69 citations in a two-day span. [KEYT] On Tuesday and Wednesday, a team of motorcycle officers placed themselves in locations where bicyclists... (Continue reading)

California drivers to face fines for coming close to bicyclists

Motorists in California must now stay three feet away from bicyclists when passing them on the road or risk receiving traffic tickets. A new state law takes effect Tuesday, which allows officers to cite those who do not obey the... (Continue reading)