Leduc Integrated Traffic Unit Crack Down on Motorists

  • Feb. 16, 2011 6:00 a.m.

Pipestone Flyer

Vol 15. Issue 7, Leduc – Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer

This past weekend proved to be a busy one for the Leduc Integrated Traffic Unit which consists of Leduc RCMP and Alberta Sherrifs.  Two traffic operations were conducted this weekend as part of the Enhanced Traffic Initiative. One operation was conducted on Saturday February 12th, the other on Sunday February 13th.  

Saturday’s operation took place between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and was staged on the main highways in the Leduc Region( Hwy 19, 39, 60 and the Queen Elizabeth II). The total number of violations issued in the operation was 185.The following is a break down of the violations issued:

  • 27 equipment violations
  • 135 speeding violations
  • 5 seatbelt violations
  • 10 fail to produce documents violations
  • 4 non moving violations
  • 2 moving violations
  • 2 Suspended Drivers

Sunday’s operation also took place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. but was staged mainly in and around the city of Leduc.  Sunday proved to be the busier day of the two as the Integrated Traffic Unit handed out a total of  234 tickets to motorists.

  • 55 for mechanical violations
  • 113 for speeding violations
  • 27 for seatbelt violations
  • 26 for improper documents
  • 3 for unregistered motor vehicles
  • 2 for other moving violations
  • 1 for non moving violations
  • 7 for running stop signs

The Leduc RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit along with their enforcement partners have several initiative scheduled throughout the remainder of February and the coming months.