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Sarnia Observer
Careless driving charge laid in Canatara ParkSarnia police are reminding drivers that Canatara Park is no place to go off-ro
Careless driving charge laid in Canatara Park
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
Sarnia police are reminding drivers that Canatara Park is no place to go off-roading following an incident Tuesday morning. Police say a driver now faces a careless driving charge after they say a traffic unit officer spotted a driver doing... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Drug charges and thefts: OPP BRIEFSDrug charges stem from RIDE spot check (COLLINGWOOD) A RIDE spot check in Coll
Drug charges and thefts: OPP BRIEFS
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Drug charges stem from RIDE spot check (COLLINGWOOD) A RIDE spot check in Collingwood go more than it bargained for when officers were conducting a RIDE spot check on Mountain Road at Grey Road 19 Friday evening . Numerous vehicles were checked... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
stolen car, RIDE checksA 2013 blue Subaru Forrester with black rims and a cracked front fog light was
stolen car, RIDE checks
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
A 2013 blue Subaru Forrester with black rims and a cracked front fog light was stolen sometime Sunday. The vehicle was stolen between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with a licence plate BKSR 046. There are no suspects at this time. If anyone has any... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara FallsNiagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks i
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
Niagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Police say officers stopped about 450 vehicles. Of those stopped, eight were required to provide breath samples for suspected alcohol... Read more
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CBC.ca
Fire truck, police vehicle involved in Hwy. 401 crashesPolice are warning drivers to watch out for emergency vehicles after dealing wi
Fire truck, police vehicle involved in Hwy. 401 crashes
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Police are warning drivers to watch out for emergency vehicles after dealing with two separate collisions on Highway 401 Saturday morning in less than an hour. Shortly before 8 a.m., a westbound tanker truck with the South Glengarry Fire Department... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara FallsNiagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks i
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Niagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Police say officers stopped about 450 vehicles. Of those stopped, eight were required to provide breath samples for suspected alcohol... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara FallsNiagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks i
Ride checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Niagara Regional Police were out in force Saturday evening at R.I.D.E. checks in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Police say officers stopped about 450 vehicles. Of those stopped, eight were required to provide breath samples for suspected alcohol... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Estaire driver wouldn't hand over documentsAn Estaire driver who had been drinking was charged after he refused to hand ov
Estaire driver wouldn't hand over documents
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
An Estaire driver who had been drinking was charged after he refused to hand over his driver’s licence and other documents. In a release, Sudbury OPP said officers set up a RIDE check on Estaire Road in Greater Sudbury on Wednesday. During one... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Speeder had open booze in vehicleA Webbwood man faces charges after he was stopped for speeding on Highway 17 we
Speeder had open booze in vehicle
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Webbwood man faces charges after he was stopped for speeding on Highway 17 west of Espanola. OPP officers conducting radar enforcement on Friday afternoon saw the man speeding when they initiated a traffic stop. Since the man had been drinking,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Chelmsford dump truck driver faces chargesA dump truck driver has been charged after he was pulled over by Sudbury OPP of
Chelmsford dump truck driver faces charges
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
A dump truck driver has been charged after he was pulled over by Sudbury OPP officers. The officers stopped the driver Jan. 30 on Highway 144 in Chelmsford to conduct a commercial motor vehicle documentation check to verify an annual... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Wrong plates and booze lead to troubleBRADFORD - A 28-year-old Bradford man is facing numerous charges after he was c
Wrong plates and booze lead to trouble
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
BRADFORD - A 28-year-old Bradford man is facing numerous charges after he was caught drinking and driving, and had the wrong plates on the vehicle. South Simcoe police spotted a vehicle being driven erratically around 6:30 p.m. Friday in... Read more
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The Sault Star
Timing nixed firefighters' request: MILLROYNo one should get bent out of shape because firefighters have been denied their
Timing nixed firefighters' request: MILLROY
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
No one should get bent out of shape because firefighters have been denied their request to appear before council Monday night to discuss the need for an Independent Comprehensive Risk Assessment of operational changes to the city's fire service that... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Police release pedestrian numbersBarrie Police Service ran their week long Pedestrian Awareness Campaign where b
Police release pedestrian numbers
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Barrie Police Service ran their week long Pedestrian Awareness Campaign where both driver and pedestrian related offences were the focus. The area where the most infractions occurred was Barrie's downtown where the Barrie Police Service CERT and... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury pedestrian collisions drop in JanuaryPolice in midst of safety campaign About half the pedestrians observed by Grea
Sudbury pedestrian collisions drop in January
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
Police in midst of safety campaign About half the pedestrians observed by Greater Sudbury Police during a safety campaign last month were rewarded for responsible behaviour at intersections. Greater Sudbury officers made about 200 pedestrian... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NRP says only three impersonation incidentsNiagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of
NRP says only three impersonation incidents
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Niagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of police impersonation by an adult male. In a Thursday release, police say further investigation has revealed the fourth incident on Tuesday was an NRP officer conducting a... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NRP says only three impersonation incidentsNiagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of
NRP says only three impersonation incidents
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
Niagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of police impersonation by an adult male. In a Thursday release, police say further investigation has revealed the fourth incident on Tuesday was an NRP officer conducting a... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NRP says only three impersonation incidentsNiagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of
NRP says only three impersonation incidents
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Niagara Regional Police now say there were three, not four recent incidents of police impersonation by an adult male. In a Thursday release, police say further investigation has revealed the fourth incident on Tuesday was an NRP officer conducting a... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Which lane should cyclists use to ride through intersections?Q. Can a cyclist be arrested for not giving identification to police? I don’t p
Which lane should cyclists use to ride through intersections?
Wheels.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Q. Can a cyclist be arrested for not giving identification to police? I don’t possess a car driver’s licence. A. Section 218 of the HTA requires a cyclist traffic violator to provide identification to police, or face arrest. However, the law states... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Officer catches man tossing methA Sarnia man who threw a container of methamphetamine into a hedge while pedali
Officer catches man tossing meth
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
A Sarnia man who threw a container of methamphetamine into a hedge while pedaling away from a police officer has been jailed for 15 days. Christopher Robert Condie, 43, of Sarnia previously pleaded guilty to possession of the stimulant... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why don’t traffic laws apply on private property in Ontario?My family hosted a wedding at a community hall and we booked a school bus to tr
Why don’t traffic laws apply on private property in Ontario?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
My family hosted a wedding at a community hall and we booked a school bus to transport guests so no one would have to drive. During the evening, the bus driver hit two parked cars. Ontario Provincial Police were called to the scene and took a... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Driver charged after pedestrian struckA driver faces two tickets after a pedestrian was struck in the intersection of
Driver charged after pedestrian struck
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
A driver faces two tickets after a pedestrian was struck in the intersection of 10th Street and McTavish Avenue early Saturday afternoon. Police say the man was turning right onto 10th Street after driving west on McTavish when he hit the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Man critically injured after truck tire hits SUV on Highway 400A 69-year-old Ontario man is fighting for his life in hospital after his car wa
Man critically injured after truck tire hits SUV on Highway 400
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
A 69-year-old Ontario man is fighting for his life in hospital after his car was crushed by a fly-away truck tire on Highway 400. A set of tandem tires dislodged from a transport truck heading southbound on the highway near King Road Wednesday... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What is the new crosswalk law in Ontario and what’s the reason for it?I still don’t understand this new pedestrian law in Ontario that says drivers h
What is the new crosswalk law in Ontario and what’s the reason for it?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
I still don’t understand this new pedestrian law in Ontario that says drivers have to wait until pedestrians have crossed all the way to the other side at a crosswalk or crossover. What’s the reason for it, other than just another cash grab? Cars... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Woman fined for carelessly driving utility terrain vehicleA woman who injured her friends when she rolled a utility terrain vehicle while
Woman fined for carelessly driving utility terrain vehicle
Brandon Sun / Posted 14 days ago
A woman who injured her friends when she rolled a utility terrain vehicle while driving too fast — then asked one of them to lie to police — has received a hefty fine. “I’m extremely ashamed and remorseful for my actions,” Nicole Denise... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Boy, 14, accused of drunk drivingA teenaged boy is in jail after police allege he took a vehicle from a family m
Boy, 14, accused of drunk driving
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
A teenaged boy is in jail after police allege he took a vehicle from a family member and drove it while intoxicated early Saturday morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Southern Avenue at about 5:20 a.m. Saturday for reports of a vehicle... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Fourteen-old busted driving intoxicatedBrandon Police Service (BRANDON POLICE SERVCE) A teenaged boy was jailed after
Fourteen-old busted driving intoxicated
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Brandon Police Service (BRANDON POLICE SERVCE) A teenaged boy was jailed after police allege he took a vehicle from a family member and drove it while intoxicated early Saturday morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Southern Avenue at... Read more

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