Haledon Doles Out 94 Crosswalk Tickets in 3 Hours
HALEDON, NJ — Police in a Passaic County town are enforcing New Jersey’s law that requires motorists to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.
Haledon police issued 94 tickets during a three-hour period.
Police Chief Louis Mercuro tells The Record newspaper officers were stationed along Belmont Avenue from the North Haledon border to the Paterson city line.
Penalties include two points against a motorist’s license and a $200 fine. They’re also subject to an insurance surcharge and 15 days of community service.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.)