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Distracted Driving Blitz This Weekend

Posted: 2019-08-30 07:20:48 By: hbr

On this last long weekend of the summer, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be out once again striving to ensure travelers on our roadways and waterways are safe.

From Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, OPP will be out looking for the Big 4 collision causal agents; Distracted Driving, Impaired Operation, Aggressive Driving and Seat Belt Compliance.

On the water, they will be looking for again Impaired Operation, that the vessel has the required safety equipment on board and that the operator obeys the specific marine legislation.

The OPP will also be getting ready for "Back to school" and reminding all motorists, cyclists and pedestrians to pay extra attention on the first day of school next week.