In their continued effort to enhance road safety and educate citizens on the rules of the road, members of the Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit are focusing on motorcycle and bicycle safety awareness during the month of May.
With the weather warming up, motorcyclists and cyclists alike are hitting the roads and trails for another season. The Traffic Unit reminds all two-wheeling enthusiasts to ensure their bike is in good working order, adhere to the rules of the road and always wear a helmet. Citizens are reminded that the helmet law applies to both motorcyclists and cyclists.
During April, the Unit’s focus was motor vehicle safety and cell phone compliance. Members of the unit wrote 740 Summary Offence Tickets for a range of violations during the month; 42 for illegal cell phone usage.