Harrisburg – Pennsylvania State Police
investigated 686 crashes during the four-day Labor Day holiday weekend driving
people were killed and 211 others were injured in those 686 crashes. This total
does not include crashes investigated by local police.
official holiday driving period was Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. During that time,
troopers cited 813 individuals for not wearing seat belts and issued citations
to 204 motorists for not securing children in safety seats.
also issued 10,050 speeding citations and arrested 545 operators for driving
under the influence. Of the 686 crashes investigated by State Police, 70 of
those crashes, including two of the fatal crashes, were alcohol related.
year’s four-day Labor Day holiday driving period, 11 people died and 262 others
were injured in 661 crashes to which state troopers responded.
statistics cover only those crashes investigated by state police and do not
include statistics on incidents to which other law enforcement agencies in
information, visit www.psp.state.pa.us.
contact: Maria A.
Finn or Tpr. Adam Reed, 717-783-5556