SGI is highlighting the need to follow speed limits when driving in October’s traffic spotlight.
The four main areas of concern that saw people get the most tickets were:
- 243 tickets issued for exceeding the speed limit by greater than 35 km/h (tickets start at $538);
- 54 tickets for exceeding the speed limit by more than 50 km/h (tickets start at $809, and come with a seven-day vehicle impoundment);
- 151 tickets for speeding in a school zone; and,
- 286 tickets for exceeding 60 km/h when passing an emergency vehicle, tow truck or highway worker.
Sixteen drivers were ticketed for speed racing.