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...]

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...]

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