Tag Archives: CHP

Sharing the road with cyclists on mountain roads

A guy driving a 12 foot wide flatbed truck down Old San Jose-Soquel Road got stuck behind a pack of cyclists. He stayed behind the cyclists for several miles, but honked when he was finally able to pass. He’s surprised the cyclists reacted with the one finger wave and a water bottle thrown his way read more »

9 Cyclist Hit & Runs Reported to CHP This Week

A dramatic video capturing the hit and run of a pair of cyclists on Tunnel Road in Berkeley California went viral among cyclists around the world, and Internet sleuths identified the vehicle within hours and reported the vehicle to the Berkeley Police Department. A look at the California Highway Patrol dispatch logs show that cyclist read more »

CHP Bike Patrol

The California Highway Patrol acts as the state police for California. In addition to their well known role enforcing traffic law on California highways, CHP officers patrol the State Capitol building and other state facilities throughout the downtown area. Mounted patrols and bicycle patrols are perfect for the alleyways and numerous small parks in Sacramento’s read more »

Arrest in Soquel bicycle hit-run death

The California Highway Patrol arrested 33 year old Sundara Joy Wertz of Soquel for the hit-and-run crash that killed cyclist Noel Hamilton after a six week investigation.

In Memoriam: 24 die on California roads

Cars R Coffins: As of Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol reports 24 traffic deaths statewide over this 2011 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Police blotter

The California Highway Patrol bicycle incident tweets are often car vs juvenile on a bike and hit and runs, but you occasionally see some more intriguing drama.