PRESCOTT – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were busy making our highways safer over the Long Easter Weekend. Grenville County OPP laid 372 Provincial Offence Act tickets during this OPP campaign.
The OPP Easter weekend traffic Initiative yielded numerous charges, including:
- 307 speeding charges
- 3 stunt driving charges
- 8 seatbelt charges
- 2 warn suspensions
- 52 other Highway Traffic Act and Liquor Licence Act charges
Due to the dedication of the Grenville County officers there were no reports of fatalities or serious motor vehicle collisions. This is a true testament to the commitment our Officers have to the public safety.
We remind the motoring public that speeding, seatbelts and distracting driving are primary factors in motor vehicle collisions resulting in injuries and or death. Slow down, buckle up and keep your eyes on the road and you and your family will arrive alive.
If you see dangerous driving or suspect a driver of being impaired, call 9-1-1 immediately. You could be helping to save lives.