Central region

OPP Central Region lay over 2,500 charges during Canada Day week

Central Region OPP detachments laid 2,568 traffic-related charges between June 25 and July 3, 2022. The week-long campaign was designed to save lives and reduce injuries on Ontario’s roads, trails and waterways, with a focus on safety equipment.

Central Region officers worked very hard to keep everyone safe over the long weekend. During the campaign, officers were highly visible as they focused on safety equipment, such as helmets, life jackets and seat belts. Although properly worn safety equipment was a focus of this campaign, law enforcement was not limited to equipment.

Charges laid in Central Region include:

  • Speeding – 1331
  • Miscellaneous traffic offenses / Dangerous journeys – 863
  • Stuntman – 31
  • Impaired by drugs or alcohol – 63
  • Suspensions – approved road detection device warning range – 10
  • Distracted Driving – 26
  • Seat belts (motor vehicle) – 179
  • Seat belts (all-terrain vehicle) – 6

Marine:

off-road vehicles

Ontario Provincial Police officers conducted 2,746 traffic stops to increase law enforcement and education regarding the presence and use of lifesaving equipment to help ensure Ontarians travel safely. safely on and off the road.

As summer has arrived, the OPP is counting on everyone to comply with all traffic, off-road and marine laws. This will go a long way in reducing fatalities and serious injuries on roads, waterways and trails.

Central Region OPP Detachments:

Bracebridge, Caledon, City of Kawartha Lakes, Collingwood, Dufferin County, Haliburton Highlands, Huntsville, Huronia West, Northumberland County, Northumberland County (Campbellford), Northumberland County (Brighton), Nottawasaga, Orillia, Orillia (Barrie), Peterborough County, South Georgian Bay, South Georgian Bay (Midland)