EPCSO ASSISTS WITH UNION PACIFIC OPERATION - RESULTS

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EPCSO ASSISTS WITH UNION PACIFIC OPERATION - RESULTS

October 2, 2017

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Union Pacific Railroad Police, conducted operation Union Pacific CARES (Crossing Accident Reduction Education and Safety initiative) to check for compliance with Texas Department of Transportation requirements in and around railroad crossings on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Sheriff’s Office units positioned themselves around railroad crossings from El Paso to Clint Texas. The operation took place from 7:30 am to 9:00 am. A total of 21 citations were issued as a result of the operation.

Citations/Violations as follows:

6-No Operator’s License

6-Expired registration

3-Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility (Insurance)

2-Disregard Railroad Crossing Device

1-Seatbelt Violation

1-Disregard Stop Sign

1-Speeding

1-Pass in No Passing Zone

2-Pedestrians were issued warnings for trespassing on Union Pacific Railroad property.

21-TOTAL CITATIONS

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that collisions between passenger vehicles and trains are 100% preventable when motorists drive in observance of all railroad signs and signals.

Published 02 October 2017 08:32 AM by lantunez

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