Northeast Times

Troopers issue 577 traffic violations

State po­lice cov­er­ing Phil­adelphia, Delaware and Mont­gomery counties re­por­ted that there were zero traffic fatal­it­ies in the ter­rit­ory dur­ing the East­er hol­i­day en­force­ment peri­od, but troop­ers is­sued 577 traffic cita­tions, in­clud­ing 35 for driv­ing while un­der the in­flu­ence. 

The en­force­ment peri­od ran from Fri­day, April 18, through Sunday, April 20. Mem­bers of the state po­lice’s Troop K in­vest­ig­ated 52 traffic crashes that res­ul­ted in 11 in­jur­ies, but no fatal­it­ies. None of those crashes were al­co­hol-re­lated. Among the 577 traffic cita­tions is­sued, 163 were for speed­ing and 39 for seat­belt or child safety seat vi­ol­a­tions. ••

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