A pedestrian crosswalk. Photo via Pixabay

The San Diego Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The traffic patrols will focus on collision enforcement in Hillcrest, Ocean Beach and the Midway districts the department has targeted as trouble spots for collisions.

Officers will look for traffic offenses committed by drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians such as drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to stop for signs and signals or failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, as well as pedestrians who cross the street illegally or fail to yield to drivers who have the right of way.

A national study reveals that drivers and pedestrians do not obey laws and signals consistently because people use their cell phones to talk, text or listen to music while driving or walking.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.