Julia Parrish, ctvedmonton.ca
RCMP and Alberta Traffic Sheriffs have laid nearly 700 charges, after a four-day effort to promote safe driving on one of Alberta’s most notorious highways.
Officers from RCMP, extra traffic sheriffs were deployed on Highway 63 between Thursday, May 3 and Sunday, May 6 – between Redwater and Fort McMurray.
Over the weekend blitz, officers laid a total of 663 charges, including:
- 552 speeding violations
- 95 violations, including dangerous driving
- 4 alcohol-related violations and one 24-hour suspension
- 4 seatbelt or child restraint infractions
- 8 violations from having no insurance to driving while suspended