Aggressive Driving Enforcement
As part of the PA Aggressive Driving Campaign in progress, on April 9, 2019, East Cocalico Police did a Steer Clear enforcement detail on SR 222. Officers stopped 27 motorists in a 2 1/2 period. 24 motorists were cited for failing to move over or slow down for emergency vehicles. 1 driver was cited for driving without a license and 2 drivers were given warnings for various violations.
On February 12, 2019, an East Cocalico Twp. Police vehicle was struck while parked at a crash scene on SR 222 N/B. The Officer, who was wearing his seat belt at the time, suffered minor injuries, and the cruiser was totaled. East Cocalico Police would like to remind and educate motorists that, per section 3327 of the PA Vehicle Code, all vehicles are required to move over of slow down when approaching an emergency scene, a traffic stop or a disabled vehicle. https://www.psp.pa.gov/public-safety/pages/rules-of-the-road.aspx