Cornwall - May. 8, 2011 - Morists should take extra care when travelling on city streets this month.
As part of its traffic action plan, Cornwall police will be conducting targeted enforcement on road safety throughout the month of May.
This includes all areas of road safety, such as speeding, seatbelt violations, impaired drivers, aggressive driving and distracted drivers.
Police will also be keeping an eye out for improper turns and traffic light violations.
"There will be zero-tolerance in regards to an offence in which the public safety is of concern," said the police service in a media release.
"Traffic laws are in place to ensure the safety of everyone on the road."
"A failure to abide by traffic laws can result in a minimum $110 fine or possible criminal charges. Don’t forget you may also face higher insurance rates and potentially be held civilly liable."
The week of May 16 to 23 is "Canada Road Safety Week" and all Canadian police agencies will be collectively enforcing road safety violations.
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