Lincoln City Police will be on the lookout for drivers failing to stop for a decoy pedestrian between SW 5th and 1st streets, from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 21.
“The members of the Lincoln City Police Department are dedicated to enhancing the safety of our citizens and guests of the city,” LCPD Sgt. Jeffrey Winn said. “These safety operations are conducted in an effort to reduce the potential for injuries or death to pedestrians in our city.”
LCPD hopes to educate drivers and pedestrians about right-of-way laws. Warning signs will be posted outside the safety operation zone during the hours of noon-4 p.m. while the decoy pedestrian crosses Highway 101 at crosswalks.
During a normal operation it is not uncommon for police to cite or warn 20 drivers in a day.
Police will be focusing on: