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Canada Road Safety week sees 139 traffic charges in the area

Among the calls for service were 19 collisions
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South Simcoe Police Service responded to 217 traffic-related calls for service during Canada Road Safety Week 2021.
The seven-day national enforcement campaign from May 18-24 focused on behaviours that put drivers, passengers, pedestrians and other vulnerable road users most at risk: impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and driving without a seat belt.

During the week, officers conducted 134 traffic stops that resulted in 139 charges, including dangerous driving, impaired driving and flight from police.

Here are the numbers:
  • 217 traffic-related calls for service
  • 134 traffic stops that resulted in 139 charges
  • 19 collisions (13 property damage, four personal injury, two fail to remain)
  • 46 driving complaints
  • Four suspended drivers
  • Two impaired alcohol
  • One impaired drug
  • Two Criminal Code dangerous drive/flight from peace officer
  • Two liquor licence act (open liquor)
  • Three marine related charges

South Simcoe Police Service would like to thank the citizens who work with us to enhance road safety. Everyone has a responsibility to keep our roads safe.