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Police charge 146 drivers with traffic offences over Easter

OPP program looks to increase public awareness and compliance with safe driving practices

All members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police participated in a Provincial Easter Long Weekend Traffic Safety Campaign. The annual Easter Long Weekend Campaign ran from Friday March 29 through Monday April 1.

The Easter long weekend provincial campaign is designed to increase public awareness and compliance with safe driving practices, specifically targeting the "Big Four" factors related in death and injuries on our highways, trails, and waterways. 

During this four-day traffic initiative, officers charged 146 drivers with traffic offences. Charges include:

  • 25 seatbelt tickets
  • two stunt drive charges
    o  144km/hr in an 80km/hr zone on the Grey Bruce Line in Georgian Bluffs.
    o  114km/hr in a 60km/hr zone on Grey Road 3 in Georgian Bluffs.
  • two drive - handheld communication device (using a cell phone while driving)
  • four disobey stop sign - fail to stop

The OPP remains committed to traffic safety and the safety of all road users. Road safety is a shared responsibility; lets work together and make our roadways safe.