Police are cracking down on aggressive drivers traveling down Route 50 near Bridgeville.
South Fayette and Cecil Township police departments are cracking down on aggressive drivers traveling down Route 50 near Bridgeville. The two police departments and PennDOT held a news conference and enforcement event Tuesday on Route 50 in South Fayette Township to highlight the first wave of the aggressive-driving campaign that began on Monday, March 18. More than 350 municipal police forces, with the Pennsylvania State Police, are participating in aggressive-driving activities through April 28. Police will concentrate enforcement efforts on roadways known to have a high number of aggressive-driving crashes. Aggressive driving includes risky behaviors such as speeding, running red lights and stop signs, tailgating or improper passing. …
State police and PennDOT monitored I-79 near Southpointe in an effort to curb aggressive driving.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
State Trooper Joe Christy made no bones about police officers stopping speeding motorists on Interstate 79. With two “radar speed trailers” set up in both directions near the Southpointe exit, Christy noted speeding motorists were given fair warning to slow down. “It’s a little bit different in the sense we don’t have two speed trailers out,” Christy said of Wednesday’s aggressive driving sting with state police and PennDOT. “They’re given the opportunity to slow down. (If they don’t), then we have a trooper for enforcement since you didn’t get it on the first two opportunities.” State troopers from Allegheny and Washington counties were actively patrolling a stretch of Interstate 79 between Bridgeville and Southpointe in an effort to get …