Police will be cracking down on traffic violations this month

Police will be cracking down on traffic violations this month

Terrace RCMP cracks down on drivers

Expect to see a police presence in school zones and intersections for the next month as the police get tough on driving infractions.

  • Jan. 8, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Terrace RCMP are getting tough on drivers committing traffic offences with more surveillance of motorists’ behaviour for the next month.

So expect to see a police presence in the school zones and intersections in and around Terrace over the next month as the Terrace RCMP crack down on driving infractions in these key areas.

“Road safety is a provincial priority of the RCMP. There have been concerns from school administration and the general public about driving behavior in our community. School zones and intersections have been identified as key areas. In response to this growing concern, a member will be strategically focussing on enforcement in these areas. If you break any of these laws expect to get a ticket,” says Const. Angela Rabut, community policing/media relations Terrace RCMP.

Tickets and their fines are as follows:

Speeding tickets in school zone start at $196,

Use electronic device $167,

Park along yellow curb $109,

Park in no parking zone $40,

Fail to obey red light etc $167,

Fail to stop at stop sign $167.

If you have information about crime, contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

If your information leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.