The radar-controlled sign facing northbound traffic. PennDOT’s aim by placing the sign is to raise awareness of the 40 mph speed limit in the area.
PennDOT says speeding and other aggressive driving behavior is among the leading causes of crashes and fatalities in Pennsylvania. Other aggressive driving behavior includes running stop signs or red lights, passing illegally and tailgating. The agency says aggressive driving was listed as a crash cause in more than 48 percent of McKean County crashes in 2012.