National Campaign Focuses on Distracted Driving
There are numerous ways drivers can allow themselves to be distracted. A local Police Officer is cautioning motorists to focus while behind the wheel. Montgomery Township Public Safety Officer, Dave Dunlop says there are just too many drivers using cell phones and texting.
“At any giver time there are approximately
800-thousand drivers across the United States that either talking on their cell phone or texting. That’s nearly one million at any given time. Drivers are about 4 times likely to have an accident while on a cell phone. The numbers for drivers who are texting is much higher. Drivers who text are 8 times more likely to be involved in a crash.”
April is National Distracted Driver Awareness Month
Bucks County Murder Victim
Funeral arrangements are pending for a Bucks County woman murdered by her ex-husband last Thursday night. 45-year-old Violeta Isackov of Northampton was shot in her car with her teenage daughter in the front passenger seat. Her ex-husband Kenneth Philipp was killed by police a few miles from the crime scene in Feasterville. He was scheduled to appear before a Bucks County judge on April 29th for a parole violation related to the protection from abuse order his ex-wife had against him.