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News Release

Friday, July 17, 2015

Media Relations

Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation NA15140nv

WHAT:
Motorcycle Traffic Laws Enforcement

WHEN:
Sunday, July 19, 2015
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE:
Various locations throughout Pacific Division

WHY:
In an effort to lower traffic related fatalities and injuries, the Los Angeles Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation. Extra officers will be patrolling areas frequented by motorcycles where crashes often occur. Officers will be looking for drivers and riders who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol and will be cracking down on traffic violations made by careless motorist as well as riders that lead to traffic collisions.

The Los Angeles Police Department reminds everyone to always be alert and watch out for motorcycles, especially when turning and changing lanes.

Riders can get training through the California Motorcyclist Safety Program. Information and training locations are available at www.CA-msp.org or 1-877 RIDE 411 or 1-877-743-3411.

Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

CONTACT:
For further information, please contact Officer Don Inman, Traffic Coordination Section, at (213) 486-0703.




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