City of Bradford Police will be conducting targeted aggressive driving enforcement

City of Bradford Police will be joining the Pennsylvania State Police and over 330 municipal agencies to conduct the second targeted aggressive driving enforcement Wave from March 23 to May 3, 2015.

City of Bradford Police will target Main Street, East Main Street, State Route 219, Seward Ave and other roadway in the City of Bradford

As part of the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project the second Wave will aim to reduce the number of aggressive -driving related crashes, injuries and deaths on 474 roadways throughout the State. Any aggressive driver stopped by police will receive a ticket.

The enforcement Wave will focus on distracted driving, work zones safety violations and speeding. Motorists exhibiting other unsafe behaviors such as driving too fast for conditions, following too closely, or other aggressive actions will also be cited.

Municipal police agencies that participated in last year’s campaign wrote 53,587 aggressive-driving related citations, including 31,150 for speeding. Traffic Control Signal Signs was the second most-common offense, resulting in 5,011 citations. Additionally, the enforcement accounted for 51 felony arrests, 145 DUI arrests and 179 drug-related arrests.

The aggressive driving enforcement is a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Please visit www.justdrivePA.com for more information.

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