New Castle News

Letters to the Editor

February 22, 2014

Headlight measures are often ignored

NEW CASTLE — Editor, The News:

The Good: Several years ago, legislation was passed to improve motorist safety.

That law was that whenever windshield wipers are in use, headlights must be turned on. Violation carries a substantial fine.

The Bad: Drivers’ failure to comply.

The Indifference: Lack of any enforcement, as well as failure to comply even by some police cruisers.

Solution: Enact legislation like several states and Canada requiring daytime headlights when driving.

Alex Kraner

Village Lane

New Castle

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