756 drivers ticketed during blitz, half for speeding
Oct. 18, 2013
Law enforcement issued more than 750 tickets last week as part of a two-day traffic safety blitz targeting aggressive driving in the province.
Operation Fall Frenzy took place province-wide on Oct. 10 and 11 and resulted in a total of 756 tickets, including:
- 378 speeding violations
- 71 seatbelt violations
- 31 tickets for failing to stop at stop sign/red light
- 23 distracted driving violations (cellphone use/undue care and attention)
- 6 alcohol-related charges
- 247 various other charges
September's traffic safety blitz, Operation Student Safety, focused on school zone safety and resulted in a total of 835 tickets.
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