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Community Outreach and Media Relations represents the California Highway Patrol in dealings with the news media and statewide community outreach activities.
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Safety is key to riding a motorcycle in California. Here are few key tips from to avoid harm
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CHP Headquarters May 17
Graduation season is a time to celebrate, but it can also lead to new and inexperienced drivers making dangerous decisions. On average, nearly 500 alcohol-involved collisions involving teen (ages 16-19) drivers occur between May 1 and June 30. Don't drink and drive.
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CHP Headquarters May 17
As cyclists riding in the make their way through our beautiful state, thousands of new and seasoned bike commuters will join them on the road in celebration of National . Bicyclists and motorists alike are reminded to safely share the road.
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CHP Headquarters May 16
A Former Officer Couldn't Walk His Daughter Down the Aisle. So a CHP Officer Stood In for Him via
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CHP Headquarters May 15
Thousands of drivers were cited for violating California's hands-free law last month. For complete results of the 2019 Distracted Driving Awareness Month public education and enforcement campaign visit the following link:
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CHP Headquarters May 14
is about remembering the brave men and women who have fallen in the line of duty. This year, members of the CHP and survivors of our fallen heroes, made the journey to D.C. to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve our great state.
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CHP Headquarters May 12
Today begins National - a week dedicated to celebrating and honoring the lives of police officer’s who’ve been killed in the line of duty. Among the fallen officers being honored this year, Officer Kirk Griess.
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Go Safely! May 9
California high school students: is giving you the chance to win up to $4,000 by entering its video and billboard PSA contest! HURRY, THE CONTEST ENDS MAY 17, 2019! ENTER here:
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CA Traffic Safety May 10
It's their world, we're just driving in it. Be sure to be on the lookout for springtime animal activity, especially if you're commuting during dawn and dusk hours.
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CHP Headquarters May 9
We're honored that our 2018 PSA, "My Christmas Eve," has been nominated for a regional Emmy® award, by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences San Francisco/Northern California Chapter. Winners to be announced on June 8. To see the video, go to .
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CHP Headquarters May 8
It's , which may result in an increased presence of children on bicycles today. Drivers are reminded to use extra caution around schools, yield to children crossing the street, avoid distraction, and allow at least three feet of space when passing a bicyclist.
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CHP Headquarters May 7
In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, we'd like to recognize the longest-serving member of the California Highway Patrol, Stockton Dispatcher/Retired Officer Ray Peters
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Warren Stanley May 7
As we honored our own heroes today, we paused to remember a fallen brother from . Trooper Matthew Gatti was killed yesterday in a traffic collision while responding to a call. Rest in peace; our hearts go out to all grieving this loss.
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CHP Headquarters May 7
Today we honor members of our CHP family who were killed in the line of duty. With this ceremony, we paid tribute to the 230 CHP heroes who sacrificed their life, rather than swerve from the path of duty. Although we move forward in life, we do not move on.
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CHP Headquarters May 6
Ten names of fallen officers were added to the California Peace Officers' Memorial, among them Officer Kirk Griess. These heroes join the more than 1,500 law enforcement officers in California who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect their communities.
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CHP Headquarters May 4
On this the California Highway Patrol invites all motorists to channel their inner Yoda... , you will.
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CHP Headquarters May 3
Californians are increasingly bicycling to commute, for exercise, or just for fun. By law, bicycles on the roadway are vehicles with the same rights and responsibilities as motorized vehicles. So whether you drive a vehicle or ride a bike, always put safety first.
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CHP Headquarters May 2
The State of California honored its employees with the Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor Award for acts of heroism. This award is the highest honor the state can give its employees. Six CHP employees were among the recipients.
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CHP Headquarters May 2
Replying to @lizziejohnsonnn
The CHP does not receive any direct funding from fines, penalties, or fees collected pursuant to the citations written by our officers.
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CHP Headquarters May 1
Do you long for the freedom that comes with riding on the open road? Then it's critical to respect your bike and improve your skills throughout your lifetime. If you're interested in attending a CMSP training course, visit:
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