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North Bay Police Service and Ontario Ministry of Transportation Conduct Commercial Motor Vehicle Traffic Enforcement Initiative

August 2, 2022

On July 27, 2022, the North Bay Police Service (NBPS) in partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO) issued 22 Provincial Offence Notices for a variety of traffic infractions as part of a campaign to improve road safety.

Officers conducted targeted traffic enforcement throughout North Bay, focusing on traffic infractions by commercial motor vehicles.

The initiative resulted in officers issuing 22 Provincial Offence Notices including:

  • Six charges for Speeding
  • Two charges for Improper Cargo Securement
  • Two charges for Driving without Daily Inspection being completed
  • Two charges for Driving without a Seat Belt
  • Two charges for Emissions Defects
  • One charges for Commercial vehicle operator’s not having their registration
  • One charge for Driving with improper class of licence
  • One charge for Distracted Driving
  • One charge for Driving with an Overweight Load
  • One charge for No Brakes
  • One charge for Cellphone Use while Operating a Motor Vehicle
  • One charge for Improper Muffler

Police also laid a charge of Stunt Driving in the 800-block of Airport Road, North Bay, which resulted in a 30-day license suspension and a 14-day vehicle impoundment. The vehicle operator was travelling at 113 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.

The North Bay Police Service reminds all drivers of their responsibility while on the road to follow the posted speed limit and obey all traffic laws.

If you see someone driving dangerously, contact the North Bay Police by calling 9-1-1 or calling the North Bay Police Service’s non-emergency line at 705-472-1234.