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Buckle Up, Ventura! Every Trip, Every Time.

Buckle Up, Ventura! Every Trip, Every Time.

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel times of the year. Millions across the country will be hitting the road to meet with friends and family for Thanksgiving. It is why the Ventura Police Department is reminding the community to wear their seat belt for every trip, regardless of how far you are […]

Police Department Offers “Start Smart” Driving Program for Young Adult Drivers December 11th

Police Department Offers “Start Smart” Driving Program for Young Adult Drivers December 11th

The Thousand Oaks Police Department will be hosting a program to educate newly licensed and future licensed drivers on December 11th at the Thousand Oaks Police Station Community Room.  The “Start Smart” Driving Program is a cooperative effort between the California Highway Patrol, Thousand Oaks Police Department, teenage drivers, and their parents. Nationwide, 43 percent […]

Simi Valley | Community: First Day of School, Make Sure to Drive Cool!

Simi Valley | Community: First Day of School, Make Sure to Drive Cool!

Schools in Simi Valley open tomorrow after the Summer break and the Simi Valley Police Traffic Bureau has some traffic safety reminders for all our drivers:  Please slow down. When children are present anywhere in the posted school zone, 25 MPH is the limit. The school zones begin prior to the school and continue after […]

Ventura Police Department Working to Keep Roadways Safe this St. Patrick’s Day

Ventura Police Department Working to Keep Roadways Safe this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired. During the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, March 16-17, 2019 the Ventura Police Department will have additional officers on patrol ready […]

Ventura Police Department reminds you to celebrate the holiday season responsibly

Ventura Police Department reminds you to celebrate the holiday season responsibly

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Ventura Police Department reminds community members to be responsible and not drive after drinking or take drugs that affect your ability to operate a vehicle. To help keep our roadways safe, the Ventura Police Department will be conducting saturation patrols. The enforcement efforts coincide with the National Highway […]

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21st

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21st

Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputies will show zero tolerance As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. To help keep drivers and passengers safe, the Ventura county Sheriff’s Office is […]

Community Message: PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN !! JUST DRIVE !!

Community Message: PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN !! JUST DRIVE !!

Simi Valley, CA. – Drivers are using their cell phones less often while driving, 10 years after “hands-free” became the law, but distracted driving remains a serious safety challenge in California. Observing April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the first week in April as California Teen Safe Driving Week, safety advocates will focus on […]

The average American worker spent 9 whole days commuting last year

The average American worker spent 9 whole days commuting last year

Long commutes aren’t the most enjoyable parts of out lives — and unfortunately for most of us, the amount of time we spend on the road is going up each year. The Washington Post reports that the average American spent more than nine full days commuting to and from work in 2016, with the average […]

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost their […]

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party! Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!  Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s biggest times to celebrate and party. But unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking alcohol. With the excitement of St. Patrick’s Day festivities, partygoers can find themselves “buzzed” after having a drink or two—and without a planned, sober ride home. That’s why […]

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