The initiatives are part of the national "click it or ticket" campaign. State police in Pennsylvania and New Jersey say they will focus on motorists violating seat belt laws, and educate people about the importance of using seat belts and child safety seats. The "click it or ticket" initiative runs statewide in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from Monday through June 2.
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Alright motorists, you better wear your seatbelts. Because cops are ramping up enforcement. For...the next two weeks.[Philly.com]
NBC 10 reports:Police say the unidentified driver was going eastbound (towards Center City) on Kelly Drive when he cut right in front of another vehicle crossing from the left lane into the right and then up on the curb about 30 yards before Boathouse Row. A passerby saw the crash and jumped in to try and free the driver but was unable to get the man out. Police say the Good Samaritan also was hospitalized with non-life-threatening cuts on his wrist, shoulder and chest.The 73-year-old man was pulled out at 12:50 p.m. today near Boathouse Row and declared dead at
Two years after the formerly non-profit PhillyCarShare sold to the decidedly for profit Enterprise, the transition is complete. PhillyCarShare members received this letter today:We are excited to announce that PhillyCarShare will soon become Enterprise CarShare, an extension of your friendly Enterprise neighborhood network.We want to thank you for your membership and commitment to car sharing in Philadelphia. Though our name is changing, we will remain dedicated to providing you the city's leading car-sharing program. We understand your need for cars when you want them, and at great rates, without sacrificing the customer service you deserve.Continue to make all your reservations
This is a pretty straightforward video about the benefits of red light cameras in Philly, put out today by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Mostly, though, it's awesome for the epic music at the beginning, which signals that the city is preparing for an invasion. "They can take our license plates! But they can't have our red light cameraaaaaaas!" Or something.PPA adds: "The first cameras were installed at Grant Avenue, Red Lion Road and Cottman Avenue along Roosevelt Boulevard. Since the program's inception, cameras have also been installed at 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue, Broad Street and Oregon Avenue, Broad
Subaru of America is thinking of moving its headquarters out of Cherry Hill, NJ. It's running out of space, and wants to consolidate the two Route 70 buildings its employees currently work out of. Cherry Hill, which has hosted the Japanese automakers since 1986, is none too pleased. “It’s a big name. It’s an international brand. They have been a major sponsor for township programs,” a township spokesman said. “We will work hard to keep them here.” How might you plan to do that, Cherry Hill? Juicy tax incentives, most likely. Subaru, for its part, says its committed to staying