Highway Traffic Act

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Manitoulin Expositor
Driver charged with stunt drivinghas been charged with drive motor vehicle, perform stunt, speeding by 50 or mor
Driver charged with stunt driving
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 hours ago
has been charged with drive motor vehicle, perform stunt, speeding by 50 or more KPH, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario. His driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days, and the vehicle impounded for seven... Read more
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The Sault Star
Driver chargedwas taken to hospital for observation. The driver of the car, an 18-year-old f
Driver charged
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
was taken to hospital for observation. The driver of the car, an 18-year-old female from Sault Ste. Marie, was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with failing to stop for a red light. Police don't release names of persons charged under the... Read more
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CTV News
Video shows motorcyclists stunt driving before Ont. highway road rage incidentof the car, 22-year-old Andrei Sisu, was arrested and charged with dangerous dr
Video shows motorcyclists stunt driving before Ont. highway road rage incident
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
of the car, 22-year-old Andrei Sisu, was arrested and charged with dangerous driving and drug possession, as well as some Highway Traffic Act offences such as driving with a suspended licence and driving contrary to his novice driver conditions.... Read more
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CTV News
Passenger shocked after violent Ont. highway road rage incidentKitchener, Ont. who is facing a host of criminal charges including dangerous dr
Passenger shocked after violent Ont. highway road rage incident
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
Kitchener, Ont. who is facing a host of criminal charges including dangerous driving and drug possession, as well as some Highway Traffic Act offences such as driving with a suspended licence and driving contrary to his novice driver conditions.... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Letters to the editormotorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists
Letters to the editor
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 days ago
motorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists must respect one another According to the Highway Traffic Act in Ontario, the definition of a vehicle includes a bicycle. A bicyclist has the same rights and... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Letters to the editormotorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists
Letters to the editor
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 days ago
motorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists must respect one another According to the Highway Traffic Act in Ontario, the definition of a vehicle includes a bicycle. A bicyclist has the same rights and... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Letters to the editormotorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists
Letters to the editor
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
motorists, and about a south Niagara hospital campaign. Motorists and cyclists must respect one another According to the Highway Traffic Act in Ontario, the definition of a vehicle includes a bicycle. A bicyclist has the same rights and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
No bail decision yet for crash suspectRyan Fawcett, a chance to look into treatment options. Janice Allison Franklin
No bail decision yet for crash suspect
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Ryan Fawcett, a chance to look into treatment options. Janice Allison Franklin, 30, is charged with drunk driving and Highway Traffic Act offences, car theft, fail to attend court, and bail breaches. Her bail application will continue next... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrestafter registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrest
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
after registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the alcohol-related charges and suspensions, officers issued 10 provincial offence notices to drivers under the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insuranc... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrestafter registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrest
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
after registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the alcohol-related charges and suspensions, officers issued 10 provincial offence notices to drivers under the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insuranc... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrestafter registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the
Wine Fest RIDE checks yield one arrest
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
after registering an alert on an approved screening device. In addition to the alcohol-related charges and suspensions, officers issued 10 provincial offence notices to drivers under the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insuranc... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Just who is York cop crying for? Blames jaywalker for her own death— and he was going almost double that. Romano was well aware that he was speed
Just who is York cop crying for? Blames jaywalker for her own death
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
— and he was going almost double that. Romano was well aware that he was speeding — but explained to the jury that the Highway Traffic Act allows the police to exceed the posted limit if it’s in the execution of their duties. “I was driving as... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
No criminal charges in double-fatal crashfollowing a crash which killed two area women in a rural area north of Ayton Ja
No criminal charges in double-fatal crash
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
following a crash which killed two area women in a rural area north of Ayton Jan. 23. West Grey Police Service laid the Highway Traffic Act charges against Joseph Schouten. These charges are scheduled to be the subject of a pretrial in Walkerton... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Crash chargesthe 9th and 10th Lines of New Tecumseth – involving a northbound ambulance and
Crash charges
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
the 9th and 10th Lines of New Tecumseth – involving a northbound ambulance and a southbound car. The car's driver, a 28-year-old man, has been charged with careless driving and failing to yield to oncoming traffic – both Highway Traffic Act offenc... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Woman dead following very brief police chasethe investigation, as per their mandate to probe all police-related fatalities.
Woman dead following very brief police chase
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
the investigation, as per their mandate to probe all police-related fatalities. “For a variety of reasons, whether it be Highway Traffic Act or criminal investigations, we stop vehicles, and we have the right to do that. If the vehicle chooses to... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Police board irked by Uberdrivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service wit
Police board irked by Uber
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 18 days ago
drivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service with offenses under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license. By the end of June, the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Police board irked by Uberdrivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service wit
Police board irked by Uber
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 18 days ago
drivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service with offenses under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license. By the end of June, the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Police board irked by Uberdrivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service wit
Police board irked by Uber
Welland Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
drivers. In April, police charged 20 drivers from the ride-hailing service with offenses under a section of the provincial Highway Traffic Act that prohibits picking up passengers for compensation without a proper license. By the end of June, the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sarnia man caught on an e-bikewhen he was jailed for 21 days in Sarnia court. Jacob Donald Tessier, 23, of S
Sarnia man caught on an e-bike
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 days ago
when he was jailed for 21 days in Sarnia court. Jacob Donald Tessier, 23, of Sarnia pleaded guilty Thursday to the Highway Traffic Act offence of driving while his licence was suspended. A driving ban had been imposed on Tessier due to... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Airdrie Echo / Posted 19 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Melfort Journal / Posted 19 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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CBC.ca
Video captures Toronto bus driver using cellphone at the wheeltop of that, drivers who endanger others through use of a device can be charged
Video captures Toronto bus driver using cellphone at the wheel
CBC.ca / Posted 19 days ago
top of that, drivers who endanger others through use of a device can be charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act or Dangerous Driving under the Criminal Code, which can result in a jail term of up to five years. Ross... Read more
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The Sault Star
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
The Sault Star / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Charge in Langstaff Line crashat $27,000. The crash happened between Payne Road and Highway 40. A 20-year-o
Charge in Langstaff Line crash
Chatham Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
at $27,000. The crash happened between Payne Road and Highway 40. A 20-year-old man was charged with an offence under the Highway Traffic Act. Man turns himself in to police A 41-year-old Chatham man attended police headquarters early Thursday... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Strathmore Standard / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Whitecourt Star / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Lacombe Globe / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Hinton Parklander
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Hinton Parklander / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driveras in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, jus
Nine easy steps to becoming a more considerate driver
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 21 days ago
as in, you’re in my back seat but you’re driving the car behind me. Please, just no. Apparently nobody cares that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits following too closely, and this isn’t about fools putzing along in the passing lane. When my... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Mischief in Dover Centre(8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward. Driver charged in crash A Ridge
Mischief in Dover Centre
Chatham Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
(8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward. Driver charged in crash A Ridgetown man was charged under the Highway Traffic Act following a two-vehicle collision in Ridgetown Tuesday morning. The crash happened on Lisgar Street at... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school busesbetween 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school buses
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 23 days ago
between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230 vehicles across the region for various Highway Traffic Act offences. A total of 11 drivers were charged with driving while operating a hand-held communication... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school busesbetween 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school buses
Welland Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230 vehicles across the region for various Highway Traffic Act offences. A total of 11 drivers were charged with driving while operating a hand-held communication... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school busesbetween 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230
Niagara drivers failing to stop for school buses
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 23 days ago
between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Throughout the day, police stopped more than 230 vehicles across the region for various Highway Traffic Act offences. A total of 11 drivers were charged with driving while operating a hand-held communication... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
City police hands full with drinking driversSt. W. A 21-year-old Owen Sound man is charged with impaired driving, possessio
City police hands full with drinking drivers
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 25 days ago
St. W. A 21-year-old Owen Sound man is charged with impaired driving, possession of marijuana, and five charges under the Highway Traffic Act. He has a Sept. 22 court date. Friday night city police also charged a 22-year-old Markdale woman with... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police to college students: party with cautionindependence, it’s not OK to break the law,” said Meeks. Jamming 11 people int
Police to college students: party with caution
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 28 days ago
independence, it’s not OK to break the law,” said Meeks. Jamming 11 people into your Kia Rio will cost you $240 under the Highway Traffic Act, “and/or your rear suspension. Hiring an escort from Tinder? Up to $5,000 and $1,000. Overall, Meeks... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NRP out in full force on first school dayin each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guard
NRP out in full force on first school day
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 28 days ago
in each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guards to ensure safety and compliance with the Highway Traffic Act. They will also be mobile near school buses as they drop off and pick up children. Drivers found failing... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NRP out in full force on first school dayin each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guard
NRP out in full force on first school day
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 28 days ago
in each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guards to ensure safety and compliance with the Highway Traffic Act. They will also be mobile near school buses as they drop off and pick up children. Drivers found failing... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NRP out in full force on first school dayin each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guard
NRP out in full force on first school day
Welland Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
in each municipality. Officers will be in school zones and with crossing guards to ensure safety and compliance with the Highway Traffic Act. They will also be mobile near school buses as they drop off and pick up children. Drivers found failing... Read more
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CTV News
Ottawa police use automatic licence plate reader to nab illegal driversof the Ottawa Police Service told CTV Ottawa during a test drive. “It specific
Ottawa police use automatic licence plate reader to nab illegal drivers
CTV News / Posted 28 days ago
of the Ottawa Police Service told CTV Ottawa during a test drive. “It specifically looked for suspended drivers under the Highway Traffic Act. It will look for disqualified drivers under the criminal code. It will also notify us of wanted... Read more
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