Mass. police awarded bike and pedestrian safety grant
The Rockland Mariner
ROCKLAND, Mass. — The Rockland Police Department has been awarded a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.
The FFY 2013 Pedestrian, Bicycle and Moped-Type Traffic Enforcement Safety Grant will provide funds to the Rockland Police Department to develop and enhance effective pedestrian, bicycle and/or moped-related enforcement efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries.
Between 2005-2010 2,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were injured in Massachusetts and 420 persons died while riding or walking on or near Massachusetts roadways, according to the Massachusetts Traffic Records Analysis Center