Wave Three “Summer Drive Time”
The 3rd Aggressive Driving Wave for 2016 is scheduled for July 6 through Aug. 28. There will be 235 municipal police agencies and the Pennsylvania State Police scheduled to participate to reduce the number of Aggressive Driving related crashes, injuries and deaths throughout the State.
The focus for this “Summer Drive Time” 7-1/2-week enforcement Wave will be on Red Light Running, Tailgating and Speeding. Law Enforcement Agencies will also target motorists exhibiting other unsafe driving behaviors such as; driving too fast for conditions, texting, careless driving, Work Zone Safety violations and any other aggressive driving actions.
Municipal police agencies that participated in last year’s campaign wrote 58,032 aggressive-driving related citations, including 35,126 for speeding. Traffic Control Devices was the second most-common offense, resulting in 4,879 citations. Additionally, the enforcement accounted for 2,138 occupant protection violations, 376 felony arrests, 121 DUI arrests and 82 drug-related arrests.
The PAADEEP is committed to traffic safety by supporting Law Enforcement to reduce the number of crashes, injuries and deaths on our Pennsylvania roadways.