CHP and Safer Mountain Roads
The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security to the people of California. This is accomplished through many departmental goals, where roads are concerned:
* Prevent Loss of Life, Injuries, and Property Damage - To minimize the loss of life, personal injury, and property damage resulting from traffic collisions through enforcement, education, and engineering. To enforce the provisions of the California Vehicle Code and other laws to prevent crime.
* Manage Traffic and Emergency Incidents - To promote the safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout California, and to minimize exposure of the public to unsafe conditions resulting from emergency incidents and highway impediments.
Get New Real Estate Listings
Arrowhead Market Trends
Crestline Real Estate Trends
Running Springs Real Estate Trends
Home Decor & Remodel Tips
Home Buyers Beware!
Sell Your Home - Fast!
Home Sellers Beware!
Get A Mortgage
Lake Arrowhead Real Estate Resources
Area Facts and History
Mountain News and Events
New CHP commander
pledges safer mountain roads (The Alpenhorn News)
“It’s been a nice change. Everyone is friendly and it’s been an easy transition,” said the married, 43-year-old father of two, who began his 23-year law enforcement career as a motorcycle patrol officer in the San Gabriel Valley in 1983.
Saying his passion for motorcycles began during his teens, Sanders added that his interest in law enforcement began at the age of 14 when he joined a Law Enforcement Explorer Scout Program while attending high school.
His interest in law enforcement intensified while working as a cadet dispatcher for the city of Monrovia. When it came time for college, he enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut where he pursued a law enforcement curriculum.
Sanders said he hates rolling out to incidents where there are injuries, devastation and fatalities. With that thought in mind, he said his goal for the mountain area is to reduce accidents and save lives. To attain his goal, he urges motorists to obey speed limits and to buckle up.
“I’m encouraging my staff to reduce the death rate by continuously focusing on seatbelt, speed and DUI (driving under the influence) violations,” he said...Read Entire Article