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Police to crack down on all kinds of dangerous driving during Road Safety Week

Canada Road Safety Week is part of Canada's Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has the goal of making Canada's roads the safest in the world by 2025
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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The Ontario Provincial Police South Bruce Detachment will be participating in Canada Road Safety Week, a national campaign aimed at making Canada's roads the safest in the world from Tuesday, May 14, 2019 to Monday, May 20, 2019.

This campaign is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement component is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public about safe driving practices is a priority.

This year Canada Road Safety Week will be dedicated to a different road safety risk factor for each day of the campaign. The campaign is focused on behaviours that put drivers, passengers, pedestrians and other vulnerable road users most at risk. 

  • Day 1 - May 14, 2019: Launch of Canada Road Safety Week
  • Day 2 - May 15,, 2019: Alcohol-Impaired driving
  • Day 3 - May 16, 2019: Fatigue-Impaired driving
  • Day 4 - May 17, 2019: Distracted driving
  • Day 5 - May 18, 2019: Drug-Impaired driving
  • Day 6 - May 19, 2019: Aggressive driving 
  • Day 7 - May 20, 2019: Seat belts

All enforcement agencies across the country have been invited to participate.

Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and Transport Canada and is part of Canada's Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has a goal of making Canada's roads the safest in the world by 2025.

More information about Canada's Road Safety Strategy 2025 is available at www.ccmta.ca

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