Project Drive Safe!
08/16/2012 | Sgt. Leanne Worthen, Public Affairs Unit
This week's edition of the Yuma Police Department's on-going traffic safety program, Project Drive Safe! will be at the following location:
|Dates||8/20/2012 to 8/26/2012|
|Targeted Roadway:||School Zones|
|Targeted Violations:||Speed, Stop Sign, Seatbelt|
Project Drive Safe! Year to Date Citation Statistics as of 08/13/2012: 1888 Citations
Safe Driving Tip: The schools in the Yuma are back in session. Be aware of children going to and from school. The school zone speed limit signs will be in effect and strictly enforced. The 15 mph speed begins at the sign and continues to the far side of the crosswalk for your lane of travel. The current fine for school zone violation is $480.00 plus a $20.00 court processing fee. You are also required to stop for a School Bus stopped while displaying a stop sign and flashing red lights. You may not over take or pass a School Bus while it is stopped to pick up or drop off children. The fine for this violation is also $480.00 plus a $20.00 court processing fee. As always Drive Safe!
On the Web: Roadway construction information, to include traffic restrictions, occurring within the City of Yuma, can be found on the City's website at http://www.YumaAZ.gov/news. Look for the road construction icon.