News Flash

City of Woodland Press Releases

Posted on: May 21, 2020

BICYCLE, PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ENFORCEMENT OPERATION

PRESS RELEASE


City of Woodland Police Department
 
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377

safetom

20 Cited During Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation


Woodland, Calif. – Woodland Police Department Traffic Unit issued 20 citations for a variety of violations made by bicyclists, pedestrians and drivers during a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on May 20, 2020.

The operation took place throughout the city from 4 pm to 8 pm. Twenty-three people were stopped during the operation.

Seven bicyclists were cited for violations including: 21605.1 CVC Bicyclist riders must ride in the same direction as traffic, and for 22450(a) CVC Failure to stop for stop sign.  One bicycle stop let to an arrest for possession of a methamphetamine smoking pipe.   In addition one pedestrian was cited for 21456 CVC Pedestrian entering a crosswalk against the don’t walk signal. 

“We are in an unprecedented time, but even during a pandemic, the safety of road users remains a top priority,” Woodland Police Department Lt. Tom Davis said. “We hope this operation serves as a reminder to everyone to practice safe biking, driving and walking behaviors when they are out.”

Due to COVID-19, we ask the public to follow direction from public health officials and practice physical distancing when feasible by staying at least six feed away from others.

The Woodland Police Department will be holding another bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation later in the year.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Woodland Press Releases

Click it or Ticket Enforcement Campaign

Posted on: November 16, 2020

Distracted Driving Enforcement

Posted on: September 2, 2020

City of Woodland Cooling Center

Posted on: August 1, 2020

City of Woodland Opens Cooling Center

Posted on: August 14, 2020

Free Lap Swimming for those 55 and Older

Posted on: February 1, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on: September 14, 2020

ARREST MADE IN 2011 HOMICIDE

Posted on: February 1, 2019

WOODLAND MASSAGE THERAPIST ARRESTED

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Press Release - COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: May 18, 2020

ARREST MADE IN 10/21/19 HOMICIDE

Posted on: October 25, 2019

Woodland Schools Go Green!

Posted on: October 15, 2019

Free Water-Wise Landscape Design Workshops

Posted on: September 27, 2019

FIRE AT CNG FUELING STATION

Posted on: August 16, 2019

NEW EXPANDED HOURS FOR WOODLAND PD LOBBY

Posted on: February 28, 2019

City of Woodland Roadway Update

Posted on: February 13, 2019

RAILROAD BOX CAR FIRE

Posted on: December 26, 2018

Operation Clear-Track

Posted on: September 19, 2019