Aggressive driving mobilization kicks off in Pennsylvania

(Bradford Era) On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, state police and local law enforcement agencies kicked off an initiative to cut down on aggressive driving.

A kick-off event was held Monday in St. Marys, and police officers in Elk and McKean counties are among those taking part in the high visibility enforcement mobilization.

Elk and McKean counties had higher-than-average reports of accidents caused by aggressive driving, PennDOT reported.

“According to PennDOT 2017 data, aggressive driving was listed as a cause in 60 percent of Elk County crashes,” the agency reported. “In St. Marys alone, aggressive driving was listed as the cause in 80 of the 185 total county-wide crashes, which includes 34 injuries and one fatality.” Read the full story on the Bradford Era.