Police Stepping Up Traffic Enforcement This Weekend

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are stepping up their traffic enforcement this weekend, looking for distracted drivers, speeders, and those driving impaired.

From Friday to Monday, police will be participating in Operation Impact, a national public safety initiative endorsed by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and a collaboration of police agencies across Canada.

Lsat year, 21 people were killed on Winnipeg streets, adding to the thousand of traffic victims throughout Canada annually.

Police say With more people travelling over the long weekend, the frequency of motor vehicle collisions increase and often includes the loss or serious injury of someone’s loved one. RCMP will also be increasing their traffic enforcement across the province.

— Staff