Operation Impact is a special initiative to focus on safe driving practices, and is timed in conjunction with Canada's Thanksgiving holiday weekend, when the traveling public will be out in great numbers. It is a coordinated effort between police agencies across the country to work toward the goal of Road Safety Strategy 2025 - making Canada's roads the safest in the world.
Cobourg Police have conducted enforcement efforts throughout the weekend with the following results;
67 Provincial offence notices being issued including
Additionally, R.I.D.E. programs were conducted with approx.. 1250 vehicles being stopped . Nine roadside screening tests were administered with 8 passes recorded as well as one 3 day license suspension being issued .
One female vehicle passenger was observed by Cobourg Police and was arrested on the the strength of 3 outstanding warrants held by Cobourg Police . The female was held for a bail hearing.
Cobourg Police remind drivers that Cobourg Police will be continuing enforcement efforts for enhanced road safety throughout the month of October.