traveling through Pennsylvania work zones must make sure their
headlights are on under a new law, according to a statement from
the state Transportation Department.
an attempt to prevent deaths and injuries because of work zone
accidents, the law, which went into effect Feb. 21, mandates that
headlights be turned on in signed work zones. Violations are punishable
by a $25 fine.
infraction is a secondary offense, meaning police could only ticket
drivers if they had pulled them over for some other violation.
costs are added to the fine, and it is not considered a moving
violation, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.
says it will work closely with the Pennsylvania State Police to
enforce the new law.