Plenty of Speeding Tickets Handed Out by Upper Ottawa Valley OPP During Long Weekend

The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment wrapped up their Labour Day Long Weekend blitz focusing on distracted driving and the “Big four”.

Over the 4 days; 39 speeding charges were laid, 8 hazardous moving violations, 6 distracted driving and 2 seatbelt violations. One driver was charged under stunt driving legislation for excessive speed and had their driver's license suspended and vehicle impounded, both for a period of seven days.