One-day traffic enforcement campaign in Thompson tallies 26 driving infractions

Seven drivers caught using handheld cell phones during a Manitoba Public Insurance-sponsored traffic enforcement blitz in Thompson April 12 received tickets as well as 72-hour driving suspensions, Thompson RCMP say.

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During the enforcement campaign, which also targeted seatbelt use, eight tickers were issued for failing to use a seatbelt. There were also 11 other driving infractions, including driving an unregistered vehicle, speeding in a school zone, failing to stop at a stop sign, a learner’s licence holder driving without a supervising driver and driving with a suspended licence.

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