More than 1,000 tickets issued during Operation Fall Frenzy
Oct. 10, 2012
Last week, more than 1,000 motorists received tickets for aggressive driving offences and other traffic violations as a result of a coordinated traffic safety blitz in the province.
Operation Fall Frenzy, held Oct. 5 and 6, saw police and traffic enforcement officers across the province watching for violations such as speeding, running red lights, failing to stop at stop signs or racing.
In total, law enforcement officials issued 1,079 tickets, including:
- 620 for aggressive driving infractions (speeding, disobeying stop signs or traffic lights, passing on the right, etc.)
- 137 seatbelt violations
- 66 cellphone violations
- 54 for impaired driving (both .08 and .04 infractions)
- 202 various other infractions
The last coordinated traffic safety blitz, Operation School Safety, resulted in 345 tickets being issued in total, including 293 for speeding in school zones.
Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is the province's self-sustaining auto insurance fund. SGI operates 21 claims centres and five salvage centres across Saskatchewan with a head office in Regina. SGI also works with a network of over 400 motor licence issuers across the province. Customers can now do some transactions online. Look for the MySGI link under Online Services on your motor licence issuer's website or SGI's website.
Any media looking for local results for Operation Fall Frenzy are encouraged to contact their community’s law enforcement agency.
Manager of Media Relations
Saskatchewan Government Insurance