Big Bear Sheriff’s Station and CHP Had a Busy Weekend

Big Bear, Ca, September 19, 2011, 4:00pm - The California Highway Patrol, and the Big Bear Lake Sheriffs Department were both very busy this past weekend in Big Bear.  On Sunday a Hell’s Angels event was held at Chad’s Place in the village, bringing motorcycle clubs up to Big Bear from across California.  According to a representative from … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Motorcycle Fatality Identified as Cheryl Hightower

Big Bear, CA, August 31, 2011, 7:00pm - The victim of this morning’s fatal motorcycle accident at Greenway and North Shore Drive in Big Bear City has been identified as Cheryl Hightower, 65, of Hesperia.  Ms. Hightower had been a long time employee of the Snow Summit Corporation and was phasing out her employment for retirement.  Additionally, … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Big Bear, Ca, August 31, 2011, 3:44pm -  Although the identity of the victim from this morning’s motorcycle and vehicle accident has still not been released by the San Bernardino Coroner’s office, more information is available as to the events that lead to that fatal accident.  According to CHP, a female rider on a Harley Davidson motorcycle … [Read more...]

CHP To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 29, 2011, 8:00am - The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBCSD) will be conducting a joint-agency sobriety checkpoint from 6:00 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 30, 2011, within the unincorporated mountain area of San Bernardino County. The CHP’s … [Read more...]

Restrictions On State Route 18

Big Bear, CA, July 11, 2011, 8:00am - Roadwork will continue this week on the back side of State Route 18 between Big Bear and Lucerne Valley. Caltrans will be restricting access to larger trucks for safety reasons due to the current asphalt project and the width of the road in several locations. California Highway Patrol units will be stationed … [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

Photo courtesy CA Motorcyclist Safety Association

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...]

Start Smart Program Helps Young Motorists

Running Springs, CA, April 21, 2011, noon - The leading cause of death for Americans between 15 and 20 years old is motor vehicle collision.  The Start Smart program is a cooperative effort between the CHP, teenagers, and their parents/guardians.  The goal of the class is to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities … [Read more...]

CHP To Conduct Sobriety/Driver License Checkpoint

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 20, 2011, noon - The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Big Bear Lake Police Department (San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department) will be conducting a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, April 23, 2011, within the Big Bear Lake City Limits. The CHP’s goal is to ensure the safe … [Read more...]

There’s Safety In Education For California’s Senior Drivers

Sacramento, CA, April 13, 2011, noon - The senior citizen population in California is one of the fastest growing driving-age demographics in the state. According to the California Department of Finance, there will be more than six million seniors in the state aged 65 and over by the year 2020. With more and more seniors taking to the roads every … [Read more...]