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Texting & Trains: Two Separate Traffic Dangers

During the first week of October, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation issued two press releases announcing new public safety campaigns which will address traffic dangers associated with train crossings and distracted driving.  

Construction on Highway Interstate 80 in Vacaville

Construction was planned for Highway Interstate 80 in Vacaville throughout the week of Monday, August 10, 2020. The construction, planned by CalTrans, is meant to improve asphalt conditions in key locations throughout the city. CalTrans indicated that crews would be sealing broken asphalt as well as performing various road repairs, mainly on the westbound off and on-ramps in Vacaville. The construction is expected to improve the safety of I-80 and reduce the number of accidents as well as lower the amount of wear on vehicles using the highway.

Dangerous Roadway Locations for Vacaville DUI Accidents

With the upcoming holiday weekend, Solano California Highway Patrol (CHP) has asked drivers to do what they can to stay safe by planning their trips, wearing seatbelts, and making sure that they never get behind the wheel of a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs. However, the incidence rate of DUI accidents typically increases over holiday weekends, and it’s important to be alert and cautious of drivers who may be intoxicated. One thing that local motorists can do to improve their safety is to learn about Vacaville DUI accidents and the locations where they frequently happen.

Vacaville Becomes a City

In 1851, William McDaniel purchased land from Manuel Vaca with the agreement that a square mile would be dedicated to creating a township called Vacaville. The area was incorporated as a city in 1892.  The relatively small city is rich in historical landmarks, some of which are featured below.

Firefighters Light Fires in South Vacaville for Training Exercise

Several local government agencies reported that they would be conducting prescribed burns in south Vacaville as part of a week-long wildfire response training program. The Vacaville Fire Department (VFD) indicated that the exercises would begin on Monday, June 15, 2020, and continue throughout the week until Saturday. VFD indicated that the training exercises would be conducted on state-owned property behind the prison complex off Foxboro road.

Solano CHP Conducts Memorial Day Weekend Enforcement

The Solano area California Highway Patrol (CHP) office reportedly conducted a special increased period of traffic enforcement over the Memorial Day Weekend from Friday, May 22, 2020, until midnight on the following Monday. CHP reported that this increased enforcement is partly being conducted in order to honor and remember the life of two local police officers who both lost their lives during separate reckless driving accidents in Solano County.

Injuries Reported in Vacaville Rollover Crash

A Vacaville rollover crash left at least one person with injuries on Friday, April 17, 2020. The accident reportedly happened on a local highway on the eastern side of town and involved two vehicles. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers have indicated that one of the involved drivers has been placed under arrest on charges related to driving under the influence of alcohol.

Several Hurt After Car Crashes Into Thrift Store

On Friday, March 6, 2020, several people suffered injuries after a vehicle crashed into a Vacaville Goodwill thrift store. Vacaville Police Department (VPD) indicated that the accident happened in the early evening and that the injured parties suffered trauma ranging from minor to moderate, adding that a few were hospitalized. The incident remains under active investigation by VPD officers, and updates on the conditions of the injured parties have not yet been made available.

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