Aggressive driving enforcement begins Monday

Jeff Bowman of the Highway Safety Network snapped this photo of Hellam Twp. Police Officer Tim Gingrich while Bowman was on his way to the Hellam Twp. police station to give Gingrich an award for his efforts to combat aggressive driving.

Local and state law enforcement will be participating in an aggressive-driving enforcement starting Monday, July 8.

The enforcement began Monday and will conclude Aug. 25.

Authorities will be focusing on drivers who run red lights, the Steer Clear law, tailgating and heavy trucks, according to a news release from the Center for Traffic Safety.

In York County, Carroll Township, Fairview Township, Hanover, Hellam Township, Lower Windsor Township, Newberry Township, Northern York County Regional, Penn Township, Spring Garden Township, Springettsbury Township, West Manchester Township, West Manheim Township, York Area Regional and York City police departments are participating.

State police are also included in the enforcement.

Law enforcement in Cumberland, Dauphin and Lancaster counties will be participating as well.