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Failing grade for drivers in Saskatoon school zones

The Saskatoon police traffic unit said 230 drivers were ticketed for speeding in a school zone on Tuesday. Saskatoon Police Service Traffic Unit / Twitter

Hundreds of drivers received a failing grade on Tuesday as kids headed back to school.

The Saskatoon police traffic unit said 230 drivers were ticketed for speeding in a school zone.

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One driver was clocked doing 91 km/h, resulting in a $921 ticket. The driver was also not wearing a seatbelt, resulting in a $175 fine.

Police said another 59 drivers were ticketed for using a cellphone while driving.

A total of 349 charges were laid by Saskatoon police on the first day of its back to school initiative.

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Saskatoon police reminding drivers to slow down for school zones – Aug 27, 2018

Police will be back out in force on Wednesday.

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