LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP – The Lawrence Township police, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Police and more than 330 municipal agencies, conducted aggressive driving enforcement from March 23 to May 3.
Lawrence Township police initiated contact with 90 motorists and issued 55 aggressive driving-related citations during the enforcement period.
The enforcement wave focused on distracted driving, work zone safety violations and speeding. Motorists who exhibited other unsafe behaviors, such as driving too fast for conditions, following too closely or other aggressive actions, were also cited, according to police.
The enforcement was a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project. It was funded by part of PennDOT’s $2.3 million investment of federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.