The Soledad Police Department’s primary duty regarding traffic enforcement is the enforcement of traffic laws in order to reduce traffic collisions, their resulting injuries, and to facilitate the safe and expedient flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. These efforts result in safer roadways and streets, fewer fatalities and injuries, and reduces property damage. The Soledad Police Department concentrates its traffic enforcement efforts in the areas with the highest collision rates within the city of Soledad. These efforts have proven to be effective in reducing the numbers of collisions in the city.
Speed, one of the leading causes of collisions, is enforced through the use of laser and radar devices. The Soledad Police Department also utilizes display trailers in order to combat speeding. Mobile speed display trailers are rotated throughout the city to inform motorists of their speed.