Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to 279 calls for service over this past Labour Day long weekend.
Officers received 55 traffic complainants from concerned members of the public. 13 motor vehicle collisions were reported, all were minor in nature with minor injuries. A boat collision, involving two vessels on Georgian Bay, resulted in two people receiving serious injuries.
Traffic enforcement on Highway 6 continued over the weekend with 44 drivers being charged with speeding and nine drivers were charged with stunt driving-50 kilometres an hour or more over the posted speed limit. Over the weekend, a total of 13 drivers were charged with stunt driving in the Grey Bruce detachment area. The drivers lost their vehicle for seven days, their driver's licence for days days and they were served with a summons to attend court to answer to the charge.
From May 16 to September 3, 2019, 730 Provincial Offence Notices for speeding were served to drivers on Highway 6, between Wiarton and Tobermory.
In 2019, January 1st to September 3th, Grey Bruce OPP have charged 221 driver with stunt driving, 176 of the charges have been on Highway 6, a 75km length of highway between Wiarton and Tobermory.