Airdrie, Alberta – Airdrie RCMP carried out a two-day distracted driving operation on February 20th and 21st, which resulted in the issuance of 79 violation tickets.
The traffic safety priority in Alberta for February is distracted driving and the goal of the operation was to spot drivers who were using cell phones while operating their motor vehicles. A covert police vehicle was used to detect these offenders, with photos of violators and detailed notes taken. Traffic stops were then initiated by other police officers who issued the violation tickets. Of the total 79 tickets issued, 45 were for distracted driving.
The Airdrie RCMP is committed to improving the safety of our roads and drivers are reminded to put away their cell phones while driving.
Airdrie RCMP Traffic Services
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