Guelph police hand out over 200 fines during Project Corridor

Guelph police handed out 200 tickets on Gordon Street during Project Corridor. Matt Carty / File / Global News

Guelph police handed out 200 fines during their two-week traffic enforcement campaign on Gordon Street between Clair Road and Waterloo Avenue.

Project Corridor targeted unsafe driving, cycling, and pedestrian activities along the busy stretch through Guelph between Nov. 5 and Nov. 17.

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The most common offence was speeding as officers handed out 124 tickets, including fines being handed to a Guelph Transit operator and a GO Bus operator.

“Slower speeds will continue to be a factor in greater road safety and will be a point of enforcement for police as we move into the winter driving months,” police said in a news release.

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Another 24 fines were handed out for disobeying traffic lights and police charged 21 people with distracted driving. There were also eight careless driving charges.

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Cyclists were fined five times and pedestrians were fined four times.

Guelph police said there were nine collisions on Gordon Street during the campaign and all but one was preventable.

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