London, ON - Members of the West Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway
Safety Division along with members from all other police services continue to save
lives through Operation Impact.
"Finding violators is not the problem, finding drivers who are obeying the rules
of the road, established for everyone's safety, is the problem." - Traffic and Marine
Inspector Lisa Anderson.
In an attempt to reduce injury and death on roads across Canada, the OPP have joined
in with all other police services on Operation Impact, a multi-police agency, coast-to-coast
traffic safety initiative. All police services across the country continue to target
the "Big-4" causal factors of injury and death on our roads; distracted driving,
impaired driving, aggressive drivi ng and failure to wear seat belts.
Yesterday members of the OPP Aviation Services Unit assisted ground intercept patrol
officers in stopping a driver travelling at 182 km/h in a posted 100. Needless to
say a charge of Stunt Driving was issued and the drivers vehicle and licence were
The OPP reminds all motorists that OPP Aviation Services will continue to be the
"eye-in-the-sky" throughout Operation Impact. Police remain hopeful that all drivers
will voluntarily comply with the rules of the road and practice good driving behavior.
It's a matter of life and death.
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