Police laid close to 100 charges for safety-related offences during September


Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) focused on following too close and school zone safety during the month of September, resulting in 98charges being laid against motorists.

 Targeted enforcement theme

Resulting charges
Following too close 91
School zone safety 7

The Safer Roads Ottawa Program is a leading community partnership between Ottawa Fire Services, Ottawa Paramedic Service, Ottawa Police Service, Ottawa Public Health and the Public Works Department committed to preventing or eliminating road deaths and serious injuries for all people in the City of Ottawa, through culture change, community engagement, and development of a sustainable safe transportation environment.

Ottawa residents have identified traffic safety as a top priority. The Safer Roads Ottawa Program is committed to using available resources to make Ottawa roads safer for residents.

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613-236-1222 ext. 5366

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