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Brant OPPBrant County OPP lay 180 charges over Easter weekend

Members from Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) took part in an Easter Long Weekend traffic safety campaign from April 7, 2023, to April 10, 2023.

Brant County OPP officers were highly visible on area roads watching for traffic safety violations.

During the long weekend, officers laid 180 charges. Of those 180 charges, 8 motorists were charged for failing to wear a seatbelt. Other Charges laid this past weekend include:

–      122 charges for speeding

–      3 charges for impaired driving

–      1 charge for distracted driving

The long weekend traffic safety campaign has ended, but Brant County OPP remains committed to road safety and officers will continue with traffic education and enforcement.

Drivers are reminded to always drive defensively and safely. Those that choose to drive distracted, impaired by alcohol or drugs or aggressively can be expected to be stopped and charged. 

Safe driving is everyone’s responsibility, please do your part to keep the roads in Brant County a safe place for all.

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