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Thruway Authority, State Police and citizen volunteers to hold 40th annual ‘Pumpkin Patrol’

state-police-seal-150x150The Thruway Authority today announced that Oct. 30 and 31, New York State Police Troop T and citizen volunteers will conduct the 40th annual “Pumpkin Patrol,” aimed at preventing Halloween pranks and protecting motorists along the New York State Thruway.

“Reckless shenanigans can lead to dangerous conditions on the road and cause disruptions for motorists,” said Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Bill Finch. “The joint effort by Troop T and the dedicated volunteers across New York State will be essential to ensuring our roadway remains safe during Halloween weekend.”

State Police Troop T, whose members patrol the Thruway exclusively, support this effort along with local (more…)

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