As College Station’s streets have become increasingly congested, accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles have resulted in scores of injuries and several tragic fatalities. It’s an all-too-familiar scene, not just here, but across the country. Continue reading Pedestrian safety is a responsibility we share
With classes starting at Texas A&M and Blinn College next week, it’s an ideal time to review some common sense ways for students to stay safe and avert crime. Continue reading How to thwart crime and stay safe this school year
By Jason Summers, CSPD Officer
For football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is the most anticipated day of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous days for motorists.
The College Station Police Department will deploy extra officers in the peak hours before, during and after Sunday’s game to proactively identify and apprehend drivers who are a danger. Continue reading “Don’t let drunken driving ruin your Super Bowl”
The best thing about National Night Out is just seeing neighbors having open discussions about the things that affect their neighborhoods – and what they can do to make those neighborhoods better. The cities of College Station and Bryan will observe the 35th National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with numerous block parties and celebrations designed to bring residents and local law enforcement together. Continue reading National Night Out helps build stronger neighborhoods
As College Station’s streets have become increasingly congested, accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles have resulted in scores of injuries and several tragic fatalities. It’s a scene becoming all-too-familiar, not just here, but across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrian fatalities have surged by 46 percent since 2009. Continue reading Pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility
Fatal road accidents tend to hit their annual peak between midnight and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day. What a potentially horrific way to bring in a new year. The most troubling thing is that we could avoid many of these accidents if motorists – and those around them – recognized the red flags and took preventive action. Continue reading Drunk driving myths, precautions, and red flags