On November 14, 2023, the Lost Hills Sheriff's Department, in partnership with their Volunteers on Patrol (VOP), conducted a speeding and street racing operation on PCH throughout Malibu, resulting in 33 issued citations (31 for speed violations, 2 for driving on a suspended license, 1 DUI arrest, and 2 reckless driving/racing arrests where vehicles were impounded for 30 days. The operation emphasizes a commitment on behalf of the LA County Sheriff's Department to improve safety on the 21 miles of PCH. The City of Malibu will continue to work closely with Caltrans, the LA County Sheriff’s Department, and our other partner agencies to find ways to make PCH safer for residents, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.
PCH SAFETY FACT SHEET
On October 23, 2023, the City's Public Safety Department published an updated PCH Safety Fact Sheet outlining various City-funded traffic safety improvements on PCH, the City's ongoing Traffic Signal Synchronization Project, efforts towards expanding public safety funding, collaboration with partner agencies, and legislation among other proactive measures. The City of Malibu is committed to doing everything possible to improve safety on our 21 miles of PCH, which has long been a top priority for the community. While the City does not control PCH, since its incorporation, Malibu has worked closely with Caltrans, the LA County Sheriff’s Department and our other partner agencies to find ways to make PCH safer for residents, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.