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State Police initiate 82 traffic stops in 24-hour period, make 3 DUI arrests

Posted 7/11/18

 

In a 24-hour period, the State Police in Harrisburg initiated 82 traffic stops on the highways in the Harrisburg area.

The following citations were issued: 24 speeding, three following …

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State Police initiate 82 traffic stops in 24-hour period, make 3 DUI arrests

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In a 24-hour period, the State Police in Harrisburg initiated 82 traffic stops on the highways in the Harrisburg area.

The following citations were issued: 24 speeding, three following too closely, one seat belt, one distracted driving (texting while driving), and 47 other miscellaneous violations.

Troopers also issued the following warnings: four speeding, three seatbelts, two turning movements requiring signals, one distracted driving (texting while driving), and 36 other miscellaneous warnings.

In addition to the traffic stops, troopers made three DUI arrests.

During the enforcement period, troopers also investigated one DUI crash and three non-reportable crashes in the area of the Eisenhower Interchange.

So far this year, the State Police in Harrisburg investigated a total of 220 crashes in the area of the Eisenhower Interchange. Out of the 220 total crashes, 40 involved a reported injury and 36 involved reported hit-and-runs. Aggressive and distracted driving behaviors were identified as a majority of the prime factors causing the crashes.