Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Police and PennDOT are joining forces to keep the roads safe this holiday season.
Information provided by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Harrisburg – PennDOT and police statewide are joining forces for “Operation Safe Holiday,” an initiative including seat-belt, aggressive-driving and impaired-driving enforcement aimed at keeping roadways safe this holiday season. The operation is under way, beginning with statewide Click It or Ticket seat-belt enforcement. Through the New Year, police will also use sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and regular traffic safety patrols to crack down on motorists who are speeding, driving aggressively or driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol. “Every year we see an increase in travel during the holiday season, and unfortunately we also see more crashes,” PennDOT …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A Delaware County sobriety check point and increased enforcement resulted in three DUI arrests, 196 speeding citations and 89 warnings last weekend State Police announced.
Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks made three DUI arrest and issued 10 traffic citations and 89 warnings during a sobriety checkpoint over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. From May 25 to 28, troopers investigated 14 car crashes, with none being DUI-related crashes, however there was one injury in a crash, according to State Police. Troopers issued 196 speeding citations, 235 other traffic citations and 53 seat belt violations and four people were cited for not properly securing children in car seats during that time frame, according to State Police. The State Police remind everyone to wear a seat belt and drive safely. Motorists are also reminded that they are required to slow down and use caution when they see law…
Saturday, May 26, 2012
The Pennsylvania State Police will step up its traffic enforcement and conduct a sobriety check point in Delaware County over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks will conduct a sobriety check point within Delaware County during the Memorial Day weekend. The State Police will also step up traffic enforcement over the holiday weekend due to the increased traffic on the roadways. Police will seek out and cite careless and aggressive drivers and arrest any impaired motorists. The State Police remind everyone to wear a seat belt and drive safely. Motorists are also reminded that they are required to slow down and use caution when they see law enforcement or an emergency vehicle stopped alongside the road with its lights flashing. Drivers must move over to the other lane if possible and reduce their speed as they pass. If you'll be traveling this weekend be …
Friday, December 16, 2011
The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks will conduct a sobriety check point within Delaware County this weekend.
The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks will conduct a sobriety check point within Delaware County this weekend. Between Dec. 16 and 18 the check point will occur within Delaware County, State Police announced. Troopers will be targeting aggressive driving, as well as impaired driving. Drivers are reminded to use seatbelts, slow down and don’t follow another vehicle too closely. Also during this time, the Pennsylvania State Police will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort), which is an International organization consisting only of state police and highway patrol agencies. State Police have increased patrols during the holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Year's Eve.