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OPP Are Hitting The Trails This Week

Posted: 2019-03-11 11:32:52 By: hbr

Members of the OPP Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) patrol are reminding sledder that over the March Break, they will be conducting random R.I.D.E. stops as well as mobile patrols throughout Muskoka.

Officers will also be ensuring compliance with helmet, insurance, registration and mechanical requirements.

Last week officers conducted 7 random R.I.D.E. checks throughout Muskoka and interacted with over 500 operators/passengers.  12 tickets for various offences were issued including; trespassing, helmets, alcohol and even fishing violations.

One operator was issues a three-day driver's license suspension for his blood/alcohol level after registering an "alert" on a roadside screening device.