OPP: 2020 saw less collision, but more traffic fatalities

Although the year saw a significant reduction in traffic on roads patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), collisions in 2020 resulted in a higher fatality rate than those collisions that took place in 2019. According to the OPP 2020 collision and fatality data, released on Monday, Mar. 16, 2021,

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Canada Day Week traffic campaign sees seven fatalities, 11,014 charges

Every summer, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) runs a Canada Day Week safety campaign. This year’s campaign ran from Thursday, Jun. 27 to Sunday, Jul. 5, 2020. During this year’s weekly campaign, five people died in motor vehicle collisions and two were killed in boating accidents. The causes of the

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OPP: Over 2,300 charges laid in eastern Ontario during road safety week

  Canada Road Safety Week came to an end this week, and resulted in a staggering 2,459 charges laid on highways in eastern Ontario. Road safety week wrapped up on Monday, May 20, 2019, and demonstrated that impaired driving is a problem on the well-travelled highways in our region of

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