Toronto authorities issued almost 3,000 tickets for motorists as part of its last-minute effort to crack down on speeding, aggressive driving, distracted driving, and impaired driving.
The visitors campaign conducted from June 22 on June 28 and watched officers”created grip in Toronto communities” by Implementing and teaching drivers on collision-causing behaviors.
“While bike security was the essential focus of this week-long traffic effort, officials still continued to participate with all street users about insecure and dangerous addiction,” authorities said in a press release Friday.
One of the more than two,800 tickets issued comprise 1, 2 888 for speeding, 827 for aggressive driving, 71 with a handheld device when forcing and 78 for additional street offenses.
Officers also set 18 stunt driving-related infractions, that led to motorists being suspended along with their vehicles impounded.
Additionally, 16 individuals were arrested for impaired driving.
Authorities have said they’ve witnessed an explosion of stunt riding throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
per week, the Ontario Provincial Police ceased over 50 automobiles at Toronto and Peel Region because of speeding and stunt riding.
Based on police information, 14 individuals have died on town streets in 2020, such as seven pedestrians.