Traffic Safety Checkpoint Results

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11/12/12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: LIEUTENANT CRAIG CARTER 760-838-4702

On November 12, 2012, the Escondido Police Department conducted a Traffic Safety Checkpoint in the area of Bear Valley Parkway and Kit Carson Park. The results of this event were as follows:

  • 1551              vehicles passed through the checkpoint location
  • 290                vehicles were contacted by screening officers
  • 41                  drivers/vehicles were directed to secondary
  • 4                    vehicles were impounded

 

  • 36 citations were issued:

5      Unlicensed or suspended driver violations

28     No proof of insurance violations

 1     Registration violation

 1     Distracted driving violation

 5     Seatbelt violations

 3     Speed violations

The Traffic Safety Checkpoint demonstrated the Escondido Police Department’s commitment to traffic safety- licensed drivers, using seatbelts and child restraint seats, while driving mechanically safe vehicles that also happen to be properly registered and insured.

To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. For breaking news releases, please follow the Escondido Police Department on Twitter at Escondido_PD.