|Posted:||August 15, 2017 02:43 PM|
|From:||Representative Ed Neilson|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||School Zone Safety|
|In the near future, I plan to introduce legislation amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes for the purpose of strengthening school zone safety.
Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of children, reported a 13 percent increase in the pedestrian death rate for 12-19 year olds in 2015. Furthermore, 284 teens in this age group were killed while walking, which amounts to more than five pedestrian deaths every week. These alarming figures demand legislative action in our Commonwealth.
Therefore, my proposal seeks to enhance school zone safety by implementing the following:
Please consider co-sponsoring this legislation to create a safer environment for our children and motorists. Your support is appreciated.