Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Toronto Police Back to School Campaign Results

Toronto Police Service News Release

Back-to-school campaign,
"Getting them back safely,"
Campaign results
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 3:27 PM
Traffic Services

On Friday, September 18, 2009, the Toronto Police Service concluded its two-week back-to-school campaign, "Getting them back safely."

Police issued tickets to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians found committing offences that compromised the safety of our children.

Of the tickets issued:
- 9,092 tickets were issued for speeding offences,
- 139 charges were laid for careless driving,
- 248 tickets were issued to pedestrians,
- 241 tickets were issued to motorists for disobeying crossing guards, pedestrian crossovers and signalized crosswalks,
- 57 charges were laid for disobeying school bus signals,
- 3,598 tickets were issued to motorists for offences such as disobeying traffic signals, following too closely and disobeying signs,
- 318 parking offences were issued for interfering with the safe use of pedestrian crosswalks, crossovers and school zones.

The Toronto Police Service is dedicated to ensuring the safe and orderly movement of traffic within the city of Toronto. Education with enforcement and awareness is pivotal to the safe and efficient flow of traffic in our City.

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