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The Traffic Division is responsible for monitoring and soliciting citizen cooperation and compliance with state motor vehicle laws. The focus of its duties is to target hazardous moving violations (speeding, running red lights, careless driving, etc.) and to strictly enforce Driving Under the Influence (DUI) violations in an effort to improve the quality of life for our citizens while traveling on the city's roadways.

The Traffic Division places a high priority on solving all reported traffic issues as well as those that are discovered by the officers themselves in their routine police activities. We accomplish this with a partnership between other police units, private organizations, and our state government.

One of the primary safety concerns within the City of San Ramon is “Traffic Safety.” A majority of the concerns reported by San Ramon citizens involves traffic safety on our city streets and in our neighborhoods. Because of the daily work force population that commutes into the city each day, we can experience a rise in traffic related incidents.

The San Ramon Police Department also places a high priority on education, intervention, and enforcement concerning traffic and criminal law violations. This includes Driving Under the Influence of alcohol and/or drugs and a variety of vehicle code violations which have resulted in many serious injuries and several deaths. This is accomplished in a variety of ways that include arrests, citations, or warnings.

We currently dedicate four full-time Traffic/Motor Officers and a Sergeant to investigate and respond to traffic collisions as well as the traffic-related concerns reported by the citizens of San Ramon. The Traffic Division makes a concerted effort in preventing injuries and deaths by dedicating the majority of their time issuing citations or warnings when warranted; for vehicle code violations involving speed, right-of-way, traffic signals, seatbelts, bicycles, and pedestrians.

Special attention is given to monitoring traffic around our schools during morning and afternoon hours. Intersections and city roadways which have higher than normal occurrences of collisions or vehicle code violations are systematically monitored by the Traffic Officers and/or the placement of traffic monitoring devices such as radar and message trailers.

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2401 Crow Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583 | Map | Phone (925) 973-2700 | After Hours Non-emergency Dispatch (925) 973-2779