Answer: A schedule of points is found in section 1535 of the PMVC. Points are assigned to the following sections 1512, 1571, 3102, 3112a3i or ii, 3114a1, 3302, 3303, 3304, 3305, 3306a1,2,3,3307, 3310, 3321, 3322, 3323b,c, 3324, 3332, 3341a,b, 3342b or e, 3344, 3345a, 3361, 3362, 3365b and c, 3542, 3547, 3549, 3702, 3714, 3745.
How and when are points removed from my license?
Answer: Points are removed every twelve months if no other moving violations are incurred during that period of time. A maximum of three points can be removed every 12 months.
Does Pennsylvania have agreements with other states as it relates to points on my license?
Answer: Pennsylvania and 45 other states have agreements that traffic violations incurred in a neighboring state will be reported to the home state of the person who receives a citation. The following offenses reported to Pa. from another state will receive sanctions defined by the PA. Vehicle Code PVC 3732 Manslaughter or negligent homicide resulting from operation of a motor vehicle, PVC 3802 DUI, PVC 3742 Failure to stop or render aid in the event of a motor vehicle accident involving death or personal injury of another, and any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used.
** Although reported to Penn DOT, minor traffic offenses such as speeding, red light, stop sign etc. will NOT appear on your driving record unless you are a CDL holder. Points will not be assessed to your PA driving record when convicted of a point related offense in another member state.
When is a vehicle considered abandoned?
Answer: A vehicle is considered abandoned when (1) The vehicle is physically inoperable and is left unattended on a highway or other public property for a period of more than 48hrs. (2) The vehicle has remained illegally on a highway or other private property for a period of more than 48 hrs. (3) The vehicle is left unattended on or along a highway or other public property for more than 48hrs and does not bear all of the following; a valid registration plate, a current certificate of inspection, an ascertainable vehicle identification number. (4) The vehicle has remained on private property without consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than 24 hrs.
Where was my car towed?
Answer: If your car was towed due to a crash or a break down it was towed to:
Abington Auto Care – 1925 Fairview Ave. Willow Grove, PA 19090. Phone: 215-884-9339
If your car was towed due to being processed as abandoned it would be towed to U-Pull It Towing Morrisville Bucks County, Phone: 215-659-6097.
How do I get a copy of a crash (accident) report?
Answer: A crash (accident) report may be attained at the Abington Township Police Departments clerical office. A fee of $15.00 is required to obtain a copy.
Do I need a permit for a dumpster and can I put it on the street?
Answer: Yes, you may put a dumpster on the street without a permit, however, if the dumpster is placed on the street it must be against the curb and not blocking or interfering with the flow of traffic. If the dumpster is to remain on the street during night time hours the dumpster must be clearly marked with reflective tape or orange cones.
Are portable basketball nets allowed in the street?
Answer: No, portable basketball nets are not allowed on the street and are in violation of the Abington Township Code.
When does my child need to be in a car seat?
Answer: Any child 4 yrs and younger must be belted and secured in an approved car seat. Any child 4 yrs to 8 yrs old need to be secured in a booster seat.
Where can I have a car seat properly installed in my car?
Answer: You may contact Mr. Dave Rondinelli of the Abington Township Police Dept. Community Policing Division (267-536-1082) to schedule an appointment to have your child safety seat installed in your car by a certified technician.
How can I obtain an Abington Township Parking Sticker for my vehicle(s) and guests?
Answer: If you live in an area designated as a “RESIDENT PARKING ONLY” area you can request parking stickers from the Abington Township Traffic Safety Unit by contacting Mr. Dave Rondinelli at 267-536-1082 or by sending a written request to the Abington Township Police Dept. Traffic Safety Unit. The request should include copies of the vehicle registration(s) for which the permits are requested. Permits may also be obtained by residents who have restricted parking on their street (time limitations).
Where can I report a traffic problem?
Answer: If you have a traffic problem that requires immediate attention (road obstruction, pot hole, Disabled vehicle) you may call the Abington Township Police Dept. Communication Center, 215-884-2700 or 911 in case of emergency.
If your traffic complaint does not require immediate attention you may contact the Abington Township Traffic Safety Unit at 267-536-1078 or email your complaint to AFreed@Abington.org.
Are Permits Required for Dumpsters and Pods?
Answer: Yes – Please contact the Abington Township Code Enforcement Department at 267-536-1016 or click here for a permit.