Police laid more than 2,300 charges for safety related offences during January and February
Ottawa – The City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) focused on four key areas during January and February 2012, resulting in 2,359 charges laid against motorists.
Targeted enforcement theme Resulting charges
– Following too close -72
– Stop sign violations -229
– Speeding -1688
– Red light running-370
The Safer Roads Ottawa Program is a leading community partnership between Ottawa Fire Services, Ottawa Paramedic Service, Ottawa Police Service, Ottawa Public Health and the Public Works Department committed to preventing or eliminating road deaths and serious injuries for all people in the City of Ottawa, through culture change, community engagement, and development of a sustainable safe transportation environment.
Ottawa residents have identified traffic safety as a top priority. The Safer Roads Ottawa Program is committed to using available resources to make Ottawa roads safer for residents.