Surrey RCMP Special Cons. Amar Gill (left) and volunteer Sunny Gill watch for speeding drivers along 72 Avenue near 142 Street Tuesday afternoon.

Surrey RCMP’s ‘Project Swoop’ tickets 100 motorists

Four-hour driving enforcement campaign targeted traffic infractions – with more crackdowns coming.

  • Jun. 26, 2013 2:00 p.m.

Police handed out more than 100 tickets in just four hours this week as the RCMP and ICBC partnered in cracking down on dangerous drivers.

During the morning hours on Tuesday, June 25, Surrey RCMP set up radar at six high-accident areas in Surrey in a program called Project Swoop.

In the four hours, the more than 100 tickets that were issued included about 60 per cent for speeding, 15 per cent for intersection infractions, and 25 per cent for other violations, such as not wearing seatbelts, having no driver’s licence or using cellphones while driving.

Police say this crackdown is one of many that will be conducted throughout the summer, along with ICBC CounterAttack campaigns targeting drinking drivers.

For more information on road safety and the consequences of speeding, go to www.icbc.com/road-safety/safer-drivers/speed.

Additional road safety tips can also be found on the Protect Yourself section of the website.

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