Bend PD plans pedestrian operation

POSTED: 4:06 PM PDT July 22, 2013 
BEND, ore. -

The City of Bend Police Department will conduct a Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation on Wednesday July 24, 2013, between the hours of 10:30am to 2:30pm at the intersection of SE 15th Street and SE Riviera Drive.  

Under Oregon law, a crosswalk exists at any public street intersection, whether marked with paint or unmarked.  Crosswalks also exist between intersections (mid-block) where indicated with white paint.

At a traffic signal, drivers must:

At any other crosswalk – those without a signal - drivers must:

Failing to stop or remain stopped for a pedestrian in a crosswalk is a Class B traffic violation punishable by a fine of $260.  Please help make the pedestrian safety awareness campaign successful by spreading awareness of pedestrian rights.  

Funding for this PSE is made possible through a grant from Oregon Walks and Oregon Department of Transportation.  For additional information, please contact Lieutenant Chris Carney at the Bend Police Department at 541-322-2978.