Chief James Cogan reports that the Acton Police Department is urging drivers to slow down and use caution as the end of the school year arrives.
During the next few weeks, Acton Police will be increasing enforcement of crosswalk violations, distracted driving, and speeding in particular, with an eye on increasing safety throughout the community.
Chief Cogan would like to remind all drivers to watch their speed and to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. Chief Cogan is also reminding drivers to obey state law regarding the handheld use of cellular phones and other electronic devices, because distracted driving is a frequent contributor to serious motor vehicle crashes.
The Acton Police Department would like to provide the following safe driving tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:
For additional driving safety tips, visit the NHTSA website here - https://www.nhtsa.gov/