SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department and The California Highway Patrol issued more than 126 citations during a joint traffic enforcement Operation that took place on April 23. According to a press release from the SFPD, San Francisco Police issued a total of 89 citations, while the California Highway Patrol issued 37 citations.
Violations ranged from the use of wireless devices (distracted driving), texting while behind the wheel, failure to obey posted signs, pedestrian right of ways, stop sign, red light, seat belt and suspended license.
So far in 2014, the city of San Francisco has seen more than four of seven pedestrian traffic fatalities have taken place along Van Ness Avenue. The Traffic Enforcement Operation was an example of the police department’s commitment to the City’s Vision Zero plan