Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Civic Day Long Weekend Traffic Campaign Results

The Grey Bruce County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) took part in the Civic Holiday Weekend Campaign from August 4 to August 7, 2023. The campaign focused on traffic moving over for emergency vehicles and tow trucks, as well as the ‘Big Four’, which include: distracted driving, alcohol/drug – impaired driving, speeding/aggressive driving, and lack of occupant restraint.

The Grey Bruce OPP laid a total of 101 traffic-related charges including:

  • 4 motorists charged with impaired driving
  • 63 speeding charges
  • 3 stunt driving charges
  • 4 charges for failing to wear a seatbelt

During the campaign, the Grey Bruce OPP investigated 11 motor vehicle collisions.

While the OPP and its traffic safety partners remain committed to saving lives on our roads, drivers, passengers, and other road users can significantly contribute to safe roads by avoiding risks and complying with all traffic laws.

 

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