Slow Down Toronto,
Broadcast time: 08:22
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
From Monday, March 19, 2018, to Sunday, April 1, 2018, the Toronto Police Service conducted a city wide traffic initiative. Speed reduction continues to be a main focus of Vision Zero and of the Toronto Police Service.
Over 6,800 provincial offence notices were issued during this campaign.
The top infractions were:
Speeding - 4,122
Disobey Stop Sign Offences - 871
Disobey Sign - 737
Distracted Driving - 443
Red light offences - 338
Unsafe lane changes - 196
Vision Zero acknowledges that collisions are going to happen, but that Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) collisions are preventable and unacceptable. The Toronto Police Service is committed to Vision Zero and to working collaboratively with our partner agencies in pursuit of this vision.
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Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services