Regional Safety Task Force Meeting | Reducing Impaired and Distracted Driving

In Pennsylvania, one out of three traffic-related fatalities is due to impaired driving. In Philadelphia, impaired driving was a factor in at least 22 crash fatalities in Philadelphia between 2010 and 2012. In effort to address this important issue, staff from MOTU and the Philadelphia Streets Department attended the March 3rd Regional Safety Task Force (RSTF) meeting on reducing impaired and distracted driving.

At the RSTF meeting, Judge John Kennedy of York County Courts and Criminal Justice presented an innovative, highly effective approach to reducing DUIs and DUI recidivism called Target 25.

As we all know, improving road safety requires everyone’s participation. You can save your life or a life of someone else by not driving while under the influence—and that means of legal or illegal drugs as well as alcohol. We also encourage you to learn more about the issue and to get involved by:

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