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Bakersfield Police Department receives grant for bicycle, pedestrian safety education

Posted: 11:24 AM, Nov 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-16 19:24:36Z

The Bakersfield Police Department received a $30,000 grant for bicycle and pedestrian safety education. 

The grant was awarded to the police department on behalf of the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program to help prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. 

The grant will fund activities including bicycle/pedestrian educational presentations, bicycle/pedestrian rodeo's, juvenile bike court, conduct pre and post helmet surveys, and distribute and properly fit bicycle helmets.