LEEDS – Over the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend from October 6 – 9, 2017 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) joined its policing partners for Operation Impact, a national road safety campaign that focuses on impaired driving, moving and seatbelt violations, distracted driving and speeding.
This year Leeds Detachment of the OPP issued a total of 68 speeding charges, 3 Stunt Driving charges, 5 Seatbelt charges, 1 Distracted Driving charge, 21 Hazardous Moving Violation charges, and 2 Impaired Driving charges were laid.
Officers also conducted 8 R.I.D.E. Programs, responded to 34 traffic complaints, 14 motor vehicle collisions and 156 calls for service in total.
The OPP wish to thank members of the public for their patience and cooperation during this campaign.