During the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, more than 1,000 motorists received tickets for aggressive driving offences and other traffic violations as a result of a coordinated traffic safety blitz in the province.
Operation Fall Frenzy, held Oct. 5 and 6, was a province wide effort where police and traffic enforcement officers were targeting violations such as speeding, running red lights, failing to stop at stop signs or racing.
In total, law enforcement officials issued 1,079 tickets, including:
• 620 for aggressive driving infractions (speeding, disobeying stop signs or traffic lights, passing on the right, etc.);
• 137 seatbelt violations;
• 66 cellphone violations;
• 54 for impaired driving (both .08 and .04 infractions);
• 202 various other infractions.