Exeter Township police are off to a quick begin within the latest Pennsylvania Click on It or Ticket marketing campaign, writing 147 citations since Might 16, together with 105 for rushing with one driver clocked at 107 mph.
Police throughout Berks County are taking part and reminding drivers to maintain highways protected this vacation weekend, stated Sgt. David M. Bentz, of the township’s Visitors Security Unit.
Berks police will proceed a wave of seat belt enforcement actions as a part of Click on It or Ticket, stated Bentz, who can also be a spokesman for the North Central Regional DUI Enforcement program.
Route 422 and Perkiomen Avenue are significantly susceptible to unbelted accidents, Exeter police stated.
Exeter obtained $8,000 for Click on It or Ticket, with officers handing out the 147 citations via Monday. Most went to speeders and included three at 100 mph or larger, together with the 107.
There have been two arrests for drug possession and one arrest for an ignition interlock violation. Plus 62 warnings had been issued, Bentz stated.
Berks officers can even be a part of forces with PA’s Impaired Driving Initiatives to plan and coordinate seat belt and impaired driving enforcement particulars in the course of the vacation weekend, a press launch stated.
Police shall be conducting seatbelt checks, DUI roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints on space roadways searching for impaired and unbuckled drivers.
The discharge urged everybody to make plans to have a chosen driver for weekend journeys and celebrations to avert arrest or worse, a lethal drunk driving tragedy.
The North Central Regional DUI Enforcement program equips funds and coordinates the municipal police DUI enforcement within the following counties: Northumberland, Schuylkill, Berks, Snyder, Union, Columbia, Montour, Berks, Monroe and Pike.
Sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols are funded by PennDOT and the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.