Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) worked tirelessly to make Caledon roadways safer during the Canada Road Safety Week Campaign that ran from May 18 to May 24.
Members from the Caledon OPP Detachment focused on the “Big 4” leading causal factors in road deaths, which are:
– Impaired driving
– Distracted driving
– Aggressive driving (including speeding)
– Lack of seat belt use.
The following charges were laid by the officers during the national traffic safety campaign:
– Alcohol impaired driving – four charges; three warn range driver’s licence suspension
– Fail to yield – 17 charges
– Careless driving – three charges
– Speeding – 322 charges
– Stunt – one charge
– Seat belt – 108 charges, and
– Distracted driving – 14 charges.
Additionally, Caledon OPP officers participated in 19 Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check events throughout our community.
Caledon OPP remains committed to traffic safety by incorporating high police visibility, measurable outcomes, professional traffic stops and public education into their efforts to save lives on Caledon roadways.