Press Releases

October 17, 2016 
“5 to Drive” Campaign Helps Parents Prepare, Protect Teen Drivers

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week October 16-22, 2016 to promote the “5 to Drive” campaign,encouraging parents to talk to their teens about the rules of the road whenthey are behind the wheel.

September 2, 2016 
DUI/Driver License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint on Friday, September 2, 2016 in the city of Lake Forest between the hours of 7:00pm and 3:00am.$0

September 2, 2016 
September Declared “California Pedestrian Safety Month” to Address Pedestrian Safety Crisis

In answer to rapidly increasing numbers of pedestrians being killed and injured on California roadways, the California State Senate has passed a resolution declaring September as “California Pedestrian Safety Month.” The Orange County Sheriff’s Department will be joining with other law enforcement agencies, city and state transportation agencies, pedestrian advocates and walking clubs to promote public awareness aimed at both drivers and pedestrians alike to always be aware of each other and share the road responsibly.

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