Santa Monica police are on the lookout for pedestrian related violations.
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit is focusing on different behaviors each month that are considered primary causes for traffic collisions.
In October, motor officers, in addition to their normal duties, are again targeting pedestrian related violations.
Police note that incidents involving pedestrians has been a serious issue this year, as 85 collisions have occurred since January in Santa Monica.
Some of the pedestrian violations that have resulted in collisions this year include jaywalking, walking against a red light or “don’t walk” symbol, failure to yield right-of-way to on-coming traffic, and pedestrians in the roadway, police said.
Information, Sgt. Phillbo Rubish with the Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit at (310) 458-8950.

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