Joint traffic enforcement outcome
2020-03-11 14:17 PDT
File # PSA
On Friday, March 6th, 2020, Kamloops RCMP City Traffic Unit, Southeast District Integrated Road Safety Unit and Central Interior Traffic Services conducted roadside checks on Columbia Street, Lansdowne Street and Tranquille Road. Officers issued 156 violation tickets – 88 tickets were for Use Electronic Device and 50 were for Fail to Wear Seatbelt. (The other 18 violations tickets were for numerous other traffic infractions including: Littering from a Motor Vehicle, No Driver’s Licence and No Insurance.)
Fatal and serious injury motor vehicle collisions due to distracted driving are completely preventable, states Cpl. Jodi Shelkie.
The RCMP reminds drivers to keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel.
Officers will be focusing on distracted driving and seatbelt use throughout the month of March.
Cpl. Jodi ShelkieMedia Relations Officer
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: (250) 828-3068
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