Bend Police Promote Pedestrian Safety

Bend Police Officers were stationed on Revere at Sixth Street and the corner of Drake and Newport Avenue to stop drivers for speeding and distracting driving. These areas have received numerous complaints from citizens about drivers not stopping for pedestrians.

Bend Police encourage drivers to reduce their speed and take their time to get where they’re going, plan ahead and be cautious.

Nineteen citations and 14 warnings were given out to drivers during today’s safety enforcement. It’s certainly a reminder to all of us to be safe on the road.

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