Ottawa Police conduct two-day school zone traffic blitz

(via Ottawa Police)

With students returning from winter holiday break, the Ottawa Police Traffic sections, assisted by School Resource Officers, conducted city-wide proactive traffic enforcement blitzes in school zones.

The two-day enforcement campaign, which took place January 13th and 14th , focused on traffic safety in and around school zones. In particular, officers looked for:

* speeding in school zones,
* failing to stop, failing to yield to pedestrians at school crossings,
* failing to obey crossing guards,
* failing to obey school bus signs,
* distracted driving.

As a result, a total of 127 Provincial Offence Notices were issued during this enforcement campaign.

The Ottawa Police Service continues to remind drivers to be alert when driving; this especially applies in school zones.


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