Op­er­a­tion Safe Teen

News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - FRONT PAGE -

Dur­ing Jan­uary, Penn­syl­va­nia State Po­lice of­fi­cers in Bucks, Le­high and Northamp­ton coun­ties made 10 phone and four let­ter con­tacts in con­nec­tion with the Op­er­a­tion Safe Teen ini­tia­tive, po­lice said.

The pro­gram no­ti­fies par­ents or guardians of 16- and 17-year-old drivers about traf­fic vi­o­la­tions re­sult­ing in the teenager get­ting a ticket, writ­ten warn­ing or be­ing in a ve­hi­cle crash, po­lice said.

Troop­ers is­sued 22 tick­ets and six writ­ten warn­ings in Jan­uary in con­nec­tion with the con­tacts, po­lice said. Seven tick­ets and two writ­ten warn­ings were for vi­o­la­tions in­volv­ing a crash, po­lice said. There were 19 tick­ets and six writ­ten warn­ings for mov­ing and/or equip­ment vi­o­la­tions, po­lice said. The ma­jor­ity of the traf­fic vi­o­la­tions were for speed­ing or other ag­gres­sive driv­ing vi­o­la­tions on the part of the young driver, po­lice said.

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