PennDOT has announced a statewide aggressive-driving campaign that runs through May 4.
The enforcement will target motorists exhibiting aggressive-driving behaviors such as running red lights, speeding and tailgating, PennDOT said.
More than 330 municipal departments and the Pennsylvania State Police will participate in the campaign. "Aggressive drivers stopped by police will receive a ticket," PennDOT said in a statement.
There were 6,761 aggressive-driving crashes in Pennsylvania in 2012, up from 6,330 in 2011, PennDOT. In addition, there were 191 fatalities in aggressive-driving crashes in 2012, up from 168 in 2011.
"The aggressive-driving enforcement is a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by PennDOT’s statewide investment of $2.3 million in federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration," PennDOT said.
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