Greater than three dozen tickets issued in morning back-to-school site visitors blitz

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Ottawa police site visitors officers issued 33 dashing tickets and 6 tickets for failing to cease at cease indicators Wednesday morning as a part of a back-to-school site visitors enforcement blitz.

One driver was stopped going 30 km/h over the pace restrict close to an elementary college — his 19th cease for a site visitors offence previously 5 years, police stated.

“Please, decelerate and contemplate different highway customers, cyclists, pedestrians and youngsters.”

Warning is extra essential than ever with extra college students anticipated to stroll or cycle to high school or be dropped off in mother and father’ automobiles amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The return to high school is all the time an adjustment for all highway customers and we need to be certain everybody is prepared,” stated Workers-Sgt. Peter McKenna, head of the Ottawa Police Service’s site visitors unit, in a back-to-school security message.

“Anticipate the roads and faculty zones to be busier than they’ve been for some time. Concentrate on your environment and obey all guidelines of the highway, making it safer for everybody.”