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Results of daytime RIDE checks in Sudbury


Greater Sudbury Police Service’s traffic management unit conducted daytime RIDE (reduce impaired driving everywhere) checks Wednesday, with a focus on distracted driving and seatbelts.The daytime RIDE checks in Sudbury Wednesday focused on distracted driving and seatbelt safety. (Supplied)In a Facebook post, police said 31 charges were laid during the operation.

Officers charged 27 drivers with driving while using a cellphone, fining them $615 each.

Three drivers were charged with failing to properly wear seatbelts and fined $240.

“(Another) driver was found to be smoking cannabis while operating their vehicle,” police said.

While a sobriety test on the driver determined he was not impaired, However, the individual was charged with having care and control of vehicle with cannabis readily available and fined $215.

“Thank you to all responsible drivers who wear their seatbelts, drive sober, obey posted speed limits and give their full attention to the road,” said police.

“You are making Sudbury a safer place to live, work and play.” Top Stories

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