Police say, between Wednesday, April 6, 2016 and Saturday, April 9, 2016, members of the Niagara Regional Police Fort Erie Detachment and the Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted traffic enforcement in various areas throughout the town.
Drivers were checked for seatbelt compliance, sobriety, vehicle safety conditions, and were requested to produce required documents in relation to their vehicles.
As a result of the enforcement, 17 Provincial Offence Notices were issued. 15 notices were issued requiring drivers to ensure that their vehicles were complying with Highway Traffic Act standards, and 41 warnings were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences. One driver was arrested for driving with over .80mgs of alcohol in his blood. A G2 driver was charged with stunting.
Drivers are reminded of the safety benefits of wearing a seatbelt. Properly wearing a seatbelt will ensure not only your safety, but the safety of others riding within your vehicle.
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