Pasadena police to crack down on speeders Friday

PASADENA — Police will dedicate extra resources to looking for speeders Friday during a city-wide crackdown, authorities said.
The speed enforcement operation will begin at 6 a.m. Friday and will continue through the morning hours, Pasadena police Lt. Pete Hettema said in a written statement.
“Speeding is the third highest cause of traffic deaths and the number one cause of serious injuries on California’s roadways,” Hettema said. The Pasadena Police Department is committed to reducing the number of traffic collisions and injuries resulting from excessive speed. The program has been shows to be an effective tool in educating the public in regards to safer driving habits.”
Funding for Friday’s operation is being provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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