Police lay 77 charges first day of crackdown on dangerous Oshawa streets
Published March 25, 2022 at 1:06 pm
The first day of increased enforcement of traffic laws on Oshawa five most collision-prone intersections has resulted in 77 charges against drivers in the city.
For the next two weeks the @DRPSCEDiv Traffic Safety Team will be enforcing the HTA around @oshawacity and the top 5 intersections for accidents. Stevenson/Gibb Stevenson,Simcoe/Taunton,Bond/Stevenson,King/Harmony,Ritson/Adelaide pic.twitter.com/jWveFU5sXg
— Durham Regional Police – Central East Division (@DRPSCEDiv) March 22, 2022
Durham Regional Police announced the enforcement drive on March 22. The DRPS traffic team is conducting a two week enforcement period on the intersections of;
- Stevenson Rd and Gibb St, on the Southwest corner of the Oshawa Centre
- Simcoe St and Taunton Road
- Bond St and Stevenson Rd
- King St and Harmony Rd, and
- Ritson Rd and Adelaide Ave, to the North of the Costco plaza
The increased enforcement of the Highway Traffic Act kicked off on March 23. That day officers handed out 77 tickets and 11 warnings for HTA violations.
“We will be back at them for the rest of the week and hopefully we see the enforcement and speed numbers go down,” said DRPS.
Day 1 of enforcement in and around the top five @oshawacity High Collision intersections resulted in 77 charges and 11 cautions by the @DRPSCEDiv Traffic Safety Team. We will be back at them for the rest of the week and hopefully we see the enforcement and speed numbers go down.
— Durham Regional Police – Central East Division (@DRPSCEDiv) March 23, 2022
Throughout the week DRPS worked on their “In the Zone” project and stepped up enforcement in school zones as students returned to classes following March break.
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— Durham Regional Police (@DRPS) March 21, 2022