OPP ROLL OUT 'OPERATION IMPACT' OVER THE THANKSGIVING LONG WEEKEND
10/6/2017 6:09:32 PM
This Thanksgiving Long Weekend the Ontario Provincial Police will be out in full force.
The OPP is reporting that 182 fatalities have occurred on OPP-patrolled roads so far this year, which include one or more of the Big Four.
Inattentive driving: 63 deaths
Speeding: 56 deaths
Alcohol/drug-impaired: 32 deaths
Lack of occupant restraint/seat belt use: 31 deaths
In an effort to reduce the number of preventable fatalities, the OPP, in partnership with police services across Canada, is conducting Operation Impact over the this weekend.
The collaborative annual campaign, is designed as a reminder of these driving behaviours which, year after year, monopolize road fatality causal factors.
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