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Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation in Goleta

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Police in Goleta will have extra patrols out Wednesday, to focus on protecting the lives of drivers and pedestrians.

The Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation is an effort to lower the number of deaths and injuries.

Over the past three years, Goleta Police say they have investigated 42 fatal and injury collisions involving pedestrians.

Officers will be looking for traffic offenses in areas where those collisions have happened.

Special attention will be directed toward drivers speeding, making illegal turns, and failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.

Police will also make sure pedestrians are following the rules of the road, and crossing at crosswalks.

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