**** HRP Media Release
Police issue 61 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences
Since Wednesday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 61 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences.
Members from the Traffic Unit issued 61 summary offence tickets: 17 for speeding, 25 for using a cell phone while driving and 19 for other offences including no insurance, expired plates and no license. Officers spent time in the Portland Street area of Dartmouth in relation to community concerns.
In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers focus on distracted driving and speed enforcement. We all have a role to play in keeping our roads safe.