Regional Safety Task Force

9:30 am - noon

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


1. Welcome and Introductions


2. Safety Action Plan Update


3. June 2012 Meeting Recap

This agenda item will include approval of last meeting highlights, status of measures, action volunteer updates, and quarterly crash trends.   

4. Update from the Enforcement Community


5. Legislative Update


6. Making Tickets More Effective

When tickets are plea bargained or downgraded on a regular basis, it can undermine their purpose.  A way to maintain their effectiveness is through educational outreach efforts to judges and prosecutors.  An overview handout will be discussed.

7. Emphasis Area Focus – CURB AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

Aggressive driving was a contributing factor for 50 percent, on average, of the annual traffic fatalities in the Delaware Valley, for the period 2008 through 2010.  This agenda item will include an overview, two presentations, and then discussion on a range of doable action items for this emphasis area.  The presenters will be:

  • Max Little, Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association

8. Developing Action Items to Reduce Aggressive Driving

The RSTF will refine strategies from the Plan and discuss action items to curb aggressive driving to track in the Measurements and Status Table.            

9. Member Updates and Open Forum

  • 8th Annual Safety Forum – October 24, 2012 at Mercer County College
  • Other