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Nearly 4,000 traffic tickets written each day in PA

Written by Radio Pennsylvania | Aug 7, 2016 9:12 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- Over a recent three year period, drivers in Pennsylvania were issued over five-and-a-half million traffic tickets.

Data from the Office of the Pennsylvania Courts shows that between 2012 and 2015, Pennsylvania law enforcement officers wrote an average of 38-hundred traffic tickets each day.

Traffic citations peak during the months of April, May and July.

The most common violation was speeding.

Men received tickets more often than women at 62-percent.

Drivers in their twenties were cited more often than any other age group at 34-percent.

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