12:58 am - Monday, December 17 2018
Home / News / During the month of November, Halifax District RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services issued 759 summary offence tickets to motorists
IMG_20181018_145835_wm

During the month of November, Halifax District RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services issued 759 summary offence tickets to motorists

During the month of November, Halifax District RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services issued 759 summary offence tickets to motorists:

–     Seatbelts – 20 drivers or passengers received tickets for not wearing their seatbelt.

–     Speeding – 313 drivers received tickets for driving over the speed limit.

–    Cell phone use – 40 drivers received tickets for using their cell phone while driving.

–    Unlicensed/suspended and revoked drivers – 45 drivers were charged for driving without a   valid driver’s license.

–    Other Motor Vehicle Act charges – 199 drivers were charged with numerous offences under the Motor Vehicle Act.

–     Aggressive driving – 121 drivers received a ticket for these offences which include following too closely, fail to yield to pedestrian, careless driving and failing to move over, racing, passing school bus exhibiting flashing red lights, and traffic signs.

–    Other Provincial Statute charges – 21 drivers or passengers received a ticket for these offences.

“The need for speed continues to be an issue for some drivers,” say’s Cst. Sean Manson, Halifax District RCMP. “Slow down, as it’s better to arrive alive then not arrive at all.”

‎Halifax District RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services officers continue to educate motorists on the Motor Vehicle Act while conducting enforcement initiatives and ask that people be accountable for their actions while driving.

.

Source : Media Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

FB_IMG_1519511608674

Two overnight reports via HRP : Police Charge Two Drivers with Stunting – Bedford / Police Investigate Break & Enter – Halifax

Police Charge Two Drivers with Stunting – Bedford At 10:40 p.m. on the 15th of December, Halifax Regional...