Police agencies around the area conduct traffic blitz

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Police agencies around the area conduct traffic blitz

Police across the region had a busy day in London on Thursday enforcing the traffic laws.

St. Thomas, Aylmer, Woodstock, Stratford and Strathroy teamed with officers from the London Police Traffic Management Unit as part of the annual Four Counties initiative.

Police say a motorist was arrested by 10:15 a.m. on impaired driving, caused by alcohol.

By the time the day was over, police say over sixty tickets had been issued to speeding motorists, twelve tickets had been issued for holding a cell phone while driving, ‎and two motorists were ticketed for not wearing their seat belt. Several other charges were also laid throughout the day.

Meanwhile, Middlesex County OPP released results on their campaign during Canada Road Safety Week. This ran through May 12th to May 18th.

The campaign resulted in the following charges:

  •  5 alcohol impaired driving Criminal Code charges
  • 1 warn range suspensions
  • 3 90 day driving suspensions
  • 6 fail to yield charges
  • 3 careless driving charges
  • 153 speeding charges
  • 4 racing charges
  • 8 seatbelt charges

Police are reminding you to stay safe with the weekend on our doorstep.

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