Judge assigns defensive driving to traffic violators

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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"Statistics show that people who take a defensive driving course are 17 percent less likely to be involved in an accident." That percentage may not sound like a lot, but, according to District Judge John Skaggs, it can make a difference. Skaggs has presided over the Pea Ridge Municipal Court for the past year and a half. Some persons judged guilty of traffic violations are ordered to attend a defensive driving course. "Not everybody," Skaggs said.

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