Essex County OPP lay over 200 charges in Operation Impact

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Essex County OPP has released final numbers from Operation Impact over the Thanksgiving weekend.

The Canada wide traffic safety initiative focused on what police call the "Big 4" — speeding and aggressive driving, seatbelt use, impaired driving and distracted driving.

In total, 206 charges were laid — that includes 150 speeding tickets and three for stunt driving.

While the campaign has wrapped up, provincial police are reminding motorists roadway safety remains a top priority and officers will continue to focus on dangerous behaviours that put all road users at risk.