The Mounties in Fort Saskatchewan have received several complaints about erratic driving habits and need you to slow down.
According to an RCMP news release, “On Sunday, June 21, In response to several complaints regarding speeding vehicles, reported by construction workers completing the Highway 15 twinning project over the North Saskatchewan bridge, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP conducted targeted traffic enforcement.”
Police say as a result of the targeted enforcement, Mounties were able to educate the public regarding the dangers associated with speeding through the construction zones in Fort Saskatchewan.
During the operation, police issued 41 violation tickets for various offences including:
- Exceeding the maximum speed limit for highway under construction
- Operating a motor vehicle without holding a subsisting operators licence
- Operating a motor vehicle without subsiding certificate of registration
- Failure to provide Peace Officer with financial responsibility card
- Operating motor vehicle with non-compliance windshield and window glazing
- Tinted front windshield impairing the view or safe operation of vehicle
- Body, fender or mudguard not located as required
The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP would like to remind the public that the construction season is upon us in a number of communities and by slowing down we can do our part to create a safe environment for the construction workers and other vehicles on the road.