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Pennsylvania Highway Safety Plan 2010

January 7, 2010

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/nhtsa/whatsup/SAFETEAweb/FY10/HSPs/PAFY10HSP.pdf

Pennsylvania Highway Safety Plan 2010

Motorcycle only enforcement:

Page 50:

-Problem Identification: According to FARS in 2008, roughly 30% of all motorcycle operators in Pennsylvania involved in a fatal crash had some level of impairment.  Enforcing DUI laws for motorcyclists and educating law enforcement on proper procedure is crucial in reducing this percentage.

PennDOT plans to conduct approximately 20 law enforcement trainings focusing on educating officers on DUI and motorcyclists (Not with the use of Section 2010 funds.  Our officers are already in possession of tip cards that have both cues for detecting DUI motorcyclists and common equipment violations that would necessitate making a stop.  We distributed these tip cards in FY 2008 and 2009.  (Not with the use of Section 2010 funds.)

NOTE:

feature arrow icon The Detection of DWI Motorcyclists
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