Huron OPP Do Job For Only One Weekend/Year & Lay 235 Charges #OPPDoYouJob


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(HURON COUNTY, ON) – Huron Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers faced a busy Easter long weekend as they participated in the province-wide seatbelt campaign and worked around the clock to keep the motoring public safe.

Only three motor vehicle collisions were reported over the weekend in Huron County with property damage only and no injuries.

Over the four-day campaign, Huron OPP officers laid 26 seatbelt charges against drivers and passengers who placed themselves and all other occupants in their vehicle at risk.   

Aggressive drivers posed a significant threat on roads, with 163 speeding charges, five distracted driving and one stunt/racing charge laid. Two impaired driving and other various traffic charges were among the 235 charges laid by Huron OPP officers over the weekend. Officers also issued 140 warnings during the campaign.

The OPP thanks all drivers and other road users who contributed to safe highways and roads over the busy long weekend.     

The OPP conducts traffic enforcement every day of the year and remains committed to saving lives on Ontario roads, waterways, and trails.

The OPP Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign ran March 29th – April 1st, 2024.