San Mateo police held a four-hour site visitors security enforcement operation as we speak throughout which practically 1 / 4 of the 183 drivers that got here by means of didn’t yield to pedestrians.
The operation occurred at three places: 4th Avenue, 4th Avenue and S. Grant Road, and Monte Diablo Avenue and N. San Mateo Drive, in accordance with the San Mateo Police Division. It aimed to deal with drivers failing to yield to pedestrians at marked crosswalks.
“We’re glad nearly all of drivers (138) yielded, however have been saddened that 45 drivers didn’t,” police mentioned, including, “That’s a 24.59 p.c driver failure price. We are able to do higher!”
In all, 45 citations have been issued for failure to yield to a pedestrian; 7 citations have been issued cellphone use and one was for failure to yield to a different automobile. As well as, two citations have been issued for failure to yield to a different automobile, police mentioned.
Photograph courtesy of the San Mateo Police Department