Feb 202015
 
Driving lesson: officer talks to RCHS teens about real danger behind the wheel

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 11, 2015 – By Farina Khalil River City High School Journalism Class River City High School students attended a driving awareness presentation held by the driver’s education teacher, Shannon Woods, in partnership with Impact Teen Driving, an organization that was founded in response to the high frequency of crashes involving teens to [...]

Jan 172015
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 West Sacramento’s police department announced last month that it will receive renewed funding for DUI checkpoints and other traffic enforcement. The department has been awarded a $ 91,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent [...]

Sep 152014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – West Sacramento’s police department has reported back on the results of a pair of checkpoints set up to catch drunk drivers and unlicensed drivers on the weekend of August 30-31. The checkpoints were set up for about six hours beginning at 7 p.m. each night. They were [...]

Aug 292014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 29, 2014 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced it will hold  DUI and driver’s license checkpoints this weekend somewhere in West Sacramento. The department plans to set up checkpoints both Saturday and Sunday nights, beginning at about 7 p.m. on both Aug. 30 and 31. The checkpoints may be [...]

Nov 162013
 
Special DUI-prosecuting unit to continue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 20130 – The state’s Office of Traffic Safety will continue to fund a special DUI enforcement unit in Yolo County, reports the Yolo District Attorney’s office. The state has awarded Yolo $233,295 for the prosecution of “driving under the influence” cases, said a press statement from Chief Deputy D.A. [...]

Nov 042013
 
Hoping it sticks: teens at RCHS get a lesson on safe driving

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 30, 2013 – By Sarina Phoung and Tommy Rickard River City High School Journalism Class National Teen Driver Safety Week kicked off at River City High School last week with a visit from the Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) program, which is an educational program that travels to schools across the [...]

Oct 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – West Sacramento police announced this week they have received a new traffic safety grant to fight drunk driving. The $19,750 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the California Office of Traffic Safety, will support the department’s occasional sobriety checkpoints, reported Lieutenant David Delaini. “The grant [...]