Pa. Black Caucus pushes for universal collection of racial data from traffic stops

BY: - May 2, 2021

Black lawmakers could hold the deciding votes on two long-sought changes to state driving laws, giving them the rare leverage to ask that an expansion of police oversight be accompanied by protections for Black drivers.

After years of trying, Pa. House finally passes handheld cell phone ban

BY: - January 15, 2020

After years of effort, a ban on handheld cell phone use could be coming to Pennsylvania’s roads and highways.

Distracted drivers, beware: House advances bill to create $200 fine for cell phone use behind the wheel

BY: - June 10, 2019

The legislative gears are again moving to crack down on Pennsylvania’s cell phone-wielding drivers. The House Transportation Committee advanced a bill Monday that would create a $200 fine for anyone caught using a hand-held cell phone while driving. This isn’t the first time Rep. Rosemary Brown, R-Monroe, has introduced the bill. But she sees Monday’s […]