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Driving And Commuting

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Residents of San Bernardino generally have an easy commute, and travel via car is the fastest way to get around the area. California has many major interstates, including I-5, I-8, I-15 and I-40; I-15 runs through San Bernardino County, and is a thoroughfare for traffic between southern California and Las Vegas.

Speed limits on most state highways in California are 65 miles per hour, slowing as they enter developed areas. However, some highways allow speeds of 70 or 75 miles per hour. Twolane undivided highways usually have a speed limit of 55 miles per hour.

Cell Phone Laws California law prohibits
all drivers from using handheld wireless telephones while operating a motor vehicle. It is also illegal to write, send or read text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle.

Child Car Seat Inspection Stations
“The right seat. The right size. The right use.”

California Highway Patrol
Indio
(760) 772-8911
Needles
(760) 326-2000

California Dept. of Transportation
www.dot.ca.gov


County of San Bernardino Department of Public Works, Transportation Department
825 E. Third St.
San Bernardino, CA 92415
(909) 387-7916
The county’s transportation department operates, maintains and improves the county’s road system, which includes more than 2,700 miles of roadways. The department strives to improve roadways, while providing for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of residents of San Bernardino. For assistance in your community, as well as information about road closures, visit www.sbcounty.gov/dpw.

San Bernardino County Freeway Service Patrol
www.sanbag.ca.gov/commuter/fsp.html
Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) is a roving team of tow trucks that travel on selected San Bernardino County freeways during peak commute hours to assist motorists with car trouble. FSP helps at no cost in a variety of services, from flat tire change to minor mechanical assistance. FSP tow trucks are also alerted by CHP, call box callers and 911 calls.

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