PennDOT escalates truck driver supervision through mid-August
Dozens of law enforcement agencies will be participating in a large gathering to resist aggressive driving in Pennsylvania.
In its statement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced a coordinated wave of enforcement actions aimed to curb aggressive driving. The verification starts today and continues until August 21, 2022.
Police will monitor violations against heavy vehicles, pedestrian safety, running a red light and towing backwards. As well as too fast driving, non-observance of the distance and aggressive driving behaviors.
More than 80 municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties will partner with the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) to enforce law and order.
Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties experienced 1,483 violent driving accidents in 2021, resulting in 27 deaths, according to PennDOT.