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Cops out in force on Univ. east of Middlefield

Original post made by John the Man, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on May 10, 2008

Check it out, folks...

The Palo Alto Police Department was out in force today along University, east of Middlefield, looking for speeders. Both motorcycle cops and cops in cruisers. Certainly they will be there tomorrow (Sunday), too.

It's about time people stopped speeding along there, the speed limit is 25mph, not 40, not 50.

Slow.Down.

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Posted by Happy to hear
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 11, 2008 at 11:15 am

This is great.

I hope they target those jerks that pass you on the right through the bike lane when you stop to wait for someone making a left turn.

This happens to me almost every time I drive that stretch of
road. I've seen bikes be run off the road and have have
near-miss accidents when they try to merge back to the left
at high speed.

I live in Ventura and its become commonplace to see idiot
drivers blow through stop signs without even slowing down
when driving through the neighborhood.


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Posted by Parent
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 11, 2008 at 3:26 pm

Was out walking with my family a couple of hours ago and was shocked when crossing at a four way stop that another family of four with two young children on bikes approached the stop and not one of them stopped at the stop sign to let me and my family continue to cross. Not only did they expect traffic to stop for them, but pedestrians too. I hope the cops start ticketing cyclists who don't stop at stop signs, particularly those who do not teach their kids to stop at stop signs.


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