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Halton Police issue close to 3,600 tickets during ‘Project Safe Start’

Halton Police issue close to 3,600 tickets during ‘Project Safe Start’ - image
Halton Regional Police Service

A back-to-school road safety blitz known as Project Safe Start has resulted in nearly 3,600 tickets being handed out to motorists in the Halton region.

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The campaign ran from Aug. 27 to Sept. 7.

According to police, the top offences were speeding, sign infractions and driving with a handheld device.

Overall, the number of tickets is up 1,110 with 2,482 handed out during the Project Safe Start in 2017.

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This initiative has been running for more than a decade.

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Police say it should remind motorists to be aware of their surroundings and people around them, including pedestrians, cyclists and crossing guards.

Residents can file driving complaints or request enforcement of a particular area any time at www.haltonpolice.ca

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