Nearly 3,000 tickets issued during a week-long police road safety campaign in Toronto – Toronto

Nearly 3,000 tickets were issued during a week-long police road safety campaign in Toronto targeting motorcycles.

Toronto police said they were issuing 2,975 tickets between June 13 and June 19.

“Members focused on ‘The Big 4’ behaviors known to cause injuries in people using our roads and identified drivers who speeded, drove aggressively, drove while distracted and drove while disabled,” said the police in a press release.

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Police said 1,175 fines were issued for speeding, 753 for aggressive driving and 183 for distracted driving.

Of the speeding tickets issued, 27 qualified as stunt driving, resulting in vehicle seizures and driver’s licenses being revoked.

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Twenty-five arrests were also made for drink-driving, police said.

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