A Ministry of Transportation led traffic blitz yesterday morning has led to multiple charges.
SaultOnline reached out to Sault Police Services Communications Manager, Lincoln Louttit, this morning for comment on the blitz.
“It was an MTO led initiative we were asked to help with… we had one officer helping with the blitz,” said Louttit. “It in no way affected our ability to respond to other incidents in the city or any ongoing investigations.”
He also said the OPP were part of the blitz as well.
According to a press release sent out by Sault Police Services, the results of the operation are as follows.
- 652 Vehicles Triaged
- Nine Charges Issued for Muffler Violations
- 11 Charges Issued for Other Violations, Three for Unsafe Vehicles
- Seven Level 1 Inspections
- 12 Level 2 Inspections
- Nine Drivers or Vehicles were Deemed Out of Service
- Two Vehicles were Off-Laoded, and
- Three Licence Plates were Removed.
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