Letter: Drivers must read English

The afternoons rush came to a halt on The afternoons rush came to a halt on the Meadowbrook State Parkway just south of Hempstead Tpke. when a misplaced tractor trailer mistakenly entered the parkway south bound a struck an overpass becoming wedged under the bridge. (Aug. 30, 2012) Photo Credit: Fred Kopf

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The letter "Overpass signs in Spanish?" ignores Sections 502-3a and 502-4a of the New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law, requirements for licensing in this state.

If the drivers cannot read English, they should not be operating a vehicle.

E.J. Dwyer, Smithtown

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Editor's note: The writer is retired from the Suffolk County Police Department.

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