California Vehicle Code 21950, failure to yield to pedestrians, is in my opinion the most important violation as it applies to implementing Vision Zero in Sacramento. The Vision Zero Sacramento Action Plan (draft) says “Launch high-visibility enforcement campaigns against speeding, failure to yield to pedestrians, distracted driving, and impaired driving. Campaigns will focus on HIN […]

At the community meeting, Ryan Moore kept saying “we followed the law” in removing crosswalks. Though he was not specific, the law he may have been referring to is the section of California Vehicle Code (CVC) below. It remains to be seen if this law was followed, but it may have been since the requirements […]

Sacramento essentially has no traffic enforcement currently, which has led to significant increase in: running stop signs (not talking about illegal failure to come to a complete stop, but running at full speed or slowing only slightly) failure by drivers to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk (actually in the crosswalk, not just waiting to […]