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CHP Announces Maximum Enforcement For Thanksgiving

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California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials are expected to make the Thanksgiving holiday weekend a maximum enforcement period in order to promote seat belt use, focused driving, adherence to speed limits and sober driving, according to a news release. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The Thanksgiving holiday reporting period begins Wednesday, Nov. 26, at ...

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CHP Spreads Motorcycle Safety, Education Awareness

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California Highway Patrol officers have seen a growth in the number of motorcyclists on California roadways and want to bring motorcycle safety awareness and education to the public. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. With increasing numbers of both cars and motorcycles, educational efforts and motorcycle safety awareness continue to be an important ...

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Family Of Man Killed In I-5 Motorcycle Crash Asks For Help

Family Of Man Killed In I-5 Motorcycle Crash Asks For Help

The family of a man who was killed in a motorcycle collision is seeking help from the Santa Clarita Valley community to raise funds for the man’s funeral. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Erik Martinez, 27, of Pacoima, was traveling northbound on the Interstate 5 freeway on Nov. 6 around 2:30 p.m. ...

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CHP Warns About Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

CHP Officials Warn Against Drowsy Driving

California Highway Patrol officers warned motorists about the dangers of drowsy driving in a news release Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The effort is part of a recognition for “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” which takes place Nov. 2-9, according to the National Sleep Foundation. A tired driver can be just as dangerous and ...

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CHP To Finalize Report On Fatal Golden Valley Road Collision

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California Highway Patrol officers have yet to finalize their investigation into a fatal collision that killed 17-year-old Saugus High student Jennifer Stift, officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The 17-year-old Stift was jogging westbound across Golden Valley Road around 8:25 p.m. Aug. 18, when she was struck by a 1989 ...

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CHP Helps Teens “Start Smart” While Driving

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Motor vehicle collisions remain the number one killer of Americans 15-20 years old, killing almost as many drivers as passengers, and killing more kids than homicide or suicide. The same holds true in California. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Teen drivers are found at fault in 66% of all fatal collisions that ...

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Family Members Find Relative’s Body Down Embankment

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Family members found a relative who was reported missing last week in an overturned car down an Acton embankment, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Damien Sisley, 34, of Palmdale, was found Sunday afternoon in his car down an embankment, off Mt. Emma Road and Angeles Forest Highway, said Sgt. ...

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DMV To Open New Offices, Hire More Staff For Undocumented Drivers

DMV To Open New Offices, Hire More Staff For Undocumented Drivers

California Department of Motor Vehicles officials have attended more than 80 public outreach events across the state and provided an update on the status of AB 60 on Friday with plans for new field offices, additional staff and training, license design and regulations detailing documents required to prove identity and residence.

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KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

Officer Eric Priessman of the Newhall office of the California Highway Patrol generally begins his shift with coffee and a 5 a.m. briefing. After discussing concerns, such as traffic hazards, road conditions, Amber Alerts or any other information Priessman and his fellow officers might need to know, they hit the roads. The Santa Clarita Valley office -- which is in Castaic, but dubbed Newhall because that’s where it used to be -- covers a pretty wide berth.

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