Media Release. Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Canada Road Safety Week 2021 Results
(Innisfil/Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police Service responded to 217 traffic-related calls for service during Canada Road Safety Week 2021.
The 7-day national enforcement campaign from May 18-24 focused on behaviours that put drivers, passengers, pedestrians and other vulnerable road users most at risk: impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and driving without a seat belt.
During the week, officers conducted 134 traffic stops that resulted in 139 charges, including dangerous driving, impaired driving and flight from police.
Here are the numbers:
217 Traffic-related calls for service
134 traffic stops that resulted in 139 charges
19 Collisions (13 property damage, 4 personal injury, 2 fail to remain)
46 Driving complaints
4 Suspended drivers
2 Impaired alcohol
1 Impaired drug
2 Criminal code dangerous drive / Flight from peace officer
2 Liquor licence act (open liquor)
3 Marine related charges
South Simcoe Police Service would like to thank the citizens who work with us to enhance road safety. Everyone has a responsibility to keep our roads safe.