Philadelphia ban on minor traffic stops goes into effect

Emily Parkin

Driving Equality Bill: Councilman explains significance of legislation Councilman Isaiah Thomas joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the driver equality law. PHILADELPHIA – A new law banning traffic stops for minor infractions went into effect in Philadelphia Thursday, despite recent legal challenges from the police union.  Thursday’s implementation of their […]

Pittsburgh bans traffic stops for minor violations

Emily Parkin

Pittsburgh police will no longer be able to conduct traffic stops for minor, secondary violations. City Council on Tuesday approved legislation banning such traffic stops, despite calls from residents and one councilman for a public hearing ahead of a vote on the measure. The legislation, introduced by Councilman Ricky Burgess […]