CHP sets up sobriety checkpoint

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 4, 2013 - The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, May 4 in the  San Bernardino Mountains. The CHP has found sobriety checkpoints to be an effective tool for ensuring safe travel. The operations augment existing patrols and usually … [Read more...]

Move Over Or Slow Campaign Rolled Out

Sacramento, CA, April 16, 2013 - Today marks the official statewide roll-out of the Move-Over or Slow Campaign in conjunction with National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, April 15-19. The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans have joined together to educate the public about the Move Over or Slow Law in California and to acknowledge the … [Read more...]

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Near Baldwin Lake

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Big Bear City, CA, August 20, 2012, noon - A 32-year-old citizen of Great Britain was killed in a traffic accident late Friday afternoon, August 17, 2012. Ian Anthony Ferguson, was operating a rented motorcycle, traveling on State Route 18 in the Baldwin Lake area. His motorcycle drifted into the oncoming lane and collided with a small … [Read more...]

City Council Of Big Bear Lake And Mayor Jahn Present Proclamations

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 17, 2012, 8:00am - The City Council of Big Bear Lake and Mayor Jahn presented three proclamations at Monday’s city council meeting.  For his years of service and dedication to our community as commander of the California Highway Patrol, Arrowhead office, Lieutenant Rick Saunders was thanked and acknowledged.  It was … [Read more...]

CHP To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint On June 25th

Big Bear, Ca, June 23, 2011, 12:00pm - In an effort to ensure the safe passage for each and every motorist the Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this Saturday, June 25, within the unincorporated mountain area of San Bernardino County.  The sobriety checkpoint will be operated from … [Read more...]

Gear Up For Motorcycle Safety Month

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Big Bear, CA, May 3, 2011, noon - Gas prices and temperatures are climbing, and more motorcyclists are riding the roads.  The California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers and riders to safely share the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says approximately 80% of reported motorcycle crashes result in injury or death, while … [Read more...]

Law Enforcement Focuses On Eliminating Distracted Driving

Sacramento, CA, April 5, 2011, noon - The CHP is joining forces with traffic safety partners in a month-long effort to put and end to distracted driving. Driver distraction is a significant and growing problem in California. Inattention while behind the wheel proved to be especially deadly in 2009 as 116 people lost their lives as the result of a … [Read more...]

Drivers Reminded to Drive Sober

Big Bear, Ca March 18, 2011 12:00 pm - The California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to avoid using alcohol or drugs when they get in their cars.  Between 6:00 am and midnight tonight, the CHP will have a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint in the unincorporated area in the Big Bear Valley to ensure that drivers are heeding the … [Read more...]

CHP Class to Reduce Teen Accidents

Big Bear, Ca, February 8, 2011, 12:00 pm - The California Highway Patrol will be holding a Smart Start class on Wednesday, February 16 for new drivers and their parents.  The Smart Start Program is a cooperative effort between the CHP, parents, and teen drivers.  The goal is to help teens and their parents understand the responsibilities … [Read more...]

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