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In a crackdown on unsafe speed near local schools, four Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station motorcycle deputies handed out more than 40 speeding tickets on Monday.

Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media:

“SCV Sheriff’s (Station) motor deputies had a ‘school assignment’ (Monday). With area schools resuming Monday after winter break, deputies used the opportunity to run a special enforcement to watch for any unsafe driving that might compromise students’ safety.

“This morning, more than 40 citations were issued by four motor deputies.

“More than half of the citations (25) were for unsafe speed.

“Seven motorists were caught speeding in front of elementary schools.

“Fifteen citations were issued for cell phone use and one citation was for a suspended driver’s license.

“Our community, our families — slow down.”

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3 Comments

  1. Richard Slechta says:

    Great! Come to Cedarcreek Street in front of Rio Vista Elementary and you will catch 15 speeders per hour.

  2. Roger says:

    I wish they would have cited the idiot who hit the kid near Sierra Vista before he did. Maybe it would slow them down.
    I hope they keep up the enforcement. When you see the unit, give him a “thumbs up”.

  3. Billy R Ward says:

    Thanx for doing this more than worthwhile effort… Children can run out between cars before you know it… Also parents let their children out of cars, because they are to lazy to escort them as they should…

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