Upper Ottawa Valley OPP imposes 58 speeding violations during week-long Canada Day campaign

The countywide effort made OPP officers focus on making sure people using roads, waterways and trails made full use of life-saving equipment and kept themselves safe.

The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) completed a week-long road safety campaign on Canada Day, which took place from June 27 to July 4.

The countywide effort made OPP officers focus on making sure people using roads, waterways and trails made full use of life-saving equipment and kept themselves safe. The officers also targeted inattentive drivers, aggressive drivers and disabled drivers.

Over the course of the road safety initiative, UOV OPP officers filed several charges, including 58 for speeding and two for not wearing a helmet. Officials have also charged four people with alcohol-related offenses under the Criminal Code. In total, the UOV detachment filed 104 charges during this traffic campaign.

UOV OPP Marines were also actively patrolling area waterways. Three people were charged with not having a personal flotation device (PFD) while boating.

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