Police use volunteer to try to cross street, cite three for failure to yield
Wednesday morning, police used a volunteer to conduct a safety detail at a crosswalk.
Between 930 a.m. and 1115 a.m., Palmyra Borough Police conducted a safety detail at the crosswalk at Main and Chestnut Streets in Palmyra.
Police monitored traffic approaching the intersection, while a volunteer pedestrian attempted to cross the street in a marked crosswalk. Three people were cited for failure to yield the right-of-way of pedestrians.
Police want to remind drivers that according to PA Law, they must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians within a crosswalk. Violation can result in a fine of $137.00.
Palmyra Police plan to continue to conduct this type of event to make sure drivers are obeying traffic laws.
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