There were fewer charges during road safety week this year compared to last year by a substantial amount.

734 total charges or suspensions were given out this year while 1011 charges or suspensions were handed out last year.

In addition to the fewer charges this year there wasn’t a single fatality on the road compared to two last year.

This year, 28 people were charged with impaired driving, 6 alcohol or drug-related administrative suspensions were handed out, 10 people were charged for failing to wear seatbelts, 479 speeding charges were handed out, 2 people were using a handheld electronic device and 209 other traffic-related charges were handed out.

The other traffic-related charges category was the only category to see an increase this year compared to last year.