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SA Police Combat Aggressive Driving

Ramona Roberts4 years ago

Police in San Antonio, Texas are cracking down on aggressive drivers.  The department recently received two grants from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration totaling $327,000 are plan to use the funds to help change the driving habits that may lead to crashes. This will include launching media campaigns to raise public awareness and stepping up enforcement.

“Aggressive driving is defined as an individual who commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property,” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

San Antonio Aggressive Driving Statistics

According to a report in the San Antonio Express News, since October of 2011, the police department has issued:

  • 2,295 speeding tickets
  • 598 citations for failure to signal
  • 467 tickets for motorists following vehicles to closely

How to Avoid Aggressive Drivers

Safety tips below provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Get out of the way
  • Put your pride aside
  • Avoid eye contact
  • Avoid gestures
  • Report serious aggressive driving
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