[TPS] – Media Advisory Toronto Police Service launches “Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety” campaign Tuesday, September 3, 2013‏

Toronto Police Service
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Media Advisory Toronto Police Service launches “Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety” campaign Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013 – 3:00 PM
Traffic Services
416-808-1900The Toronto Police Service will be launching the annual back-to-school campaign entitled “Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety”, beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2013, concluding on Friday, September 13, 2013. This two-week initiative will focus on road users that blatantly and carelessly put children at risk as a result of their poor driving habits.

All officers and parking enforcement officers will be paying special attention to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians who commit offences in the area of school zones including offences related to pedestrian crossovers, crosswalks, intersections and high-risk, mid-block crossing behaviors.

Enforcement will also target aggressive driving offences, prohibited turns, and distracted driving behaviours along with “No Stopping” and “No Parking” restrictions within school zones.

On Tuesday, September 4, 2013, at 7 a.m., Traffic Services enforcement officers will be attending Martingrove Collegiate Institute at 50 Winterton Drive, for the kick off of this important campaign.

For further information contact Constable Clint Stibbe at 416-602-4547.

Traffic Services is dedicated to ensuring the safe and orderly movement of traffic within the City of Toronto. Stay informed with what’s happening at:
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Constable Wendy Drummond, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clinton Stibbe, Traffic Services

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