Northampton Township Police Department dedicated 23 patrol hours to the Anti-Aggressive Driving/Buckle Up Campaign.
Northampton Township’s Anti-Aggressive Driving/Buckle Up Campaign was a success, according information released from the department. According a press release from the Northampton Township Police Department, 54 motorists were stopped along Second Street Pike between Dec. 3 and Dec. 31. “Although those contacts resulted in a number of traffic citations issued to violators for speeding, turning issues and the disobedience of traffic control devices, more importantly our officers delivered the important message to motorists that aggressive driving or driving while impaired will not be tolerated,” the press release said. According to police, Second Street Pike (Route 232) was selected based on the amount of traffic, the number of crashes, and…
Township police have joined an initiative to help reduce the number of DUIs statewide.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, July 18, 2011
Northampton police have decided to participate in the second wave of the 2011 PA Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Program, which began July 11 and will run through Aug. 28. The Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project (PAADEEP) is a statewide initiative that utilizes crash data to identify aggressive driving locations. High visibility target enforcement, coordinated earned media, public awareness and training are conducted on these roadways to reduce the number of needless aggressive driving injuries and deaths, a police statement said. The partnership is comprised of municipal police departments, the Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT, the US Department of Transportation and community groups and …