PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – Eastlake High School Enforcement and Education

February 22, 2022

El Paso, TX The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints in the area of Eastlake High School in Horizon Texas in regard to vehicles disregarding traffic laws. There are also vehicles creating hazardous parking violations near the subdivision across from the school. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Traffic section will be conducting enforcement beginning the week of 02/20/2022 and encourage all motorists to obey traffic signage along the roadway. Motorists should respect the reduced speed limits for school students who are walking in the area heading to school or leaving the school for the day.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office also wants the public to know that violations of parking in the area such as the following which are citable offenses, and their vehicles CAN also be towed:

TC 545.302 Stop/Stand/Park where prohibited- a vehicle cannot stop/stand/park

On a roadway side of a vehicle stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street (double parking).

On a sidewalk

In an intersection

On a crosswalk

In front of a public or private driveway

15 feet of a fire hydrant

20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection

30 feet of a flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of the roadway


Where an official sign prohibits them from stop/stand/parking in violation of this state statue.

Published 22 February 2022 12:46 PM by rvaquera


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