Traffic Safe-T Program begins 9/1/15

Abington Township is conducting its Traffic Safe-T Program beginning September 1st. The program will end September 30th. This program is a community-wide initiative involving the Township board of Commissioners, the township Administration and participating citizen and neighborhood groups. The program has two major components: 1. Driver education 2. Increased Traffic Enforcement Residents may participate by…
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Basketball Nets in Roadway

Traffic Safety Tips
Residents are reminded that under Abington township code 143-13 it is unlawful to place portable basketball nets within the boundaries of any public place. This includes the public right of way. Portable basketball nets pose a hazard to fire apparatus and the operation of refuse trucks. They also prohibit parking. Violators can be fined per…
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Parking Regulations

Traffic Safety Tips
Motorists are reminded to observe the parking regulations in Abington Township. There are many parking violations that are regulated by state law and Township Ordinance. The fines for parking violations vary from $15.00 to $300.00 plus court costs. Violations may be written on a Township ticket form or a state citation. Below are some of the general…
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General Safety Tips

Traffic Safety Tips
Always pay attention to the roadway in front of you as well as your surroundings. Avoid distractions from passengers, texting or using your cell phone, or reading while driving. IF YOU MUST do a task that will interfere with your operation of the vehicle pull to the side of the road first. Remember to turn…
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Bicycle safety

As the weather gets nicer the numbers of bicyclists using the road will begin to increase. Here are a few bicycle safety tips riders should abide by: If you are under 12 years of age you are required to wear a helmet. Bicyclists must obey all rules of the road. Bicyclists must ride with the flow…
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