PennDOT, State Police Highlight Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, Urge Safe Driving
February 24, 2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) came together with Penn State Health at their Life Lion Hangar to highlight driver safety laws and urge motorists to put safety first.
According to early estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), national traffic fatalities in the first nine months of 2021 rose approximately 12 percent over 2020.
In Pennsylvania, 2021 preliminary data shows deaths on our roadways increased by as much as 10 percent, including increases in fatalities in speeding crashes, distracted dri...