Police Enforce School Zone Speed Limit
March 30, 2014
The Clearfield Borough Police Department conducted School Zone enforcement
activities Friday as part of a Special Aggressive Driving Funding Project.
Clearfield Borough Police
Department was one of five area departments to receive additional aggressive
driving funding in central Pennsylvania. Other departments included Spring
Township, State College Borough and Patton Township in Centre; Pine Creek
Township in Clinton County; Mifflin County Regional in Mifflin County.
special funding project focuses on school zone aggressive-driving enforcement through
the current school year and into next school year.
Several of the enforcement
details will include coordination with the Pennsylvania State Police.
school zone speed enforcement details are in addition to annual aggressive
driving enforcement waves. The first of these waves kicked off on Monday. Statewide, more than 330 municipal police
departments and state police will participate in this scheduled enforcement on
435 selected roadways through May 4.
focus for this six-week enforcement wave will beon
distracted driving, speeding and work zone safety. Aggressive driving
includes other unsafe driving behaviors such as driving too fast for
conditions, tailgating, improper turning or passing and running red lights or
Police will target
motorists exhibiting aggressive-driving behaviors such as speeding, running red
lights and tailgating. The enforcement is part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive
Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by part of PennDOT’s
$2.5 million investment of federal funds from the National Highway Traffic