>>Highway Safety Awareness Week Starts Sunday
(Reading, PA) -- Pennsylvania's Highway Safety Law Awareness runs the week of February 20th but officials want people to remember the laws remain in place all year long. Preliminary data shows deaths on state roadways in 2021 have increased by as much as 10 percent. The full 2021 crash data is expected to be available to the public online by early June. Areas this year's Safety Awareness week will be focusing on include texting and other kinds of distracted driving, seat belt use, impaired driving and speeding.