Traffic enforcement blitz continues throughout Friday

The traffic enforcement blitz with multiple police agencies from around the province involved continues on Friday in Estevan.

The first day of the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) blitz hosted by the Estevan Police Service (EPS) took place on Thursday when police officers were noticed in all areas of the city.

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Police from around Saskatchewan was working together with partner agencies to identify traffic violations and take enforcement action.

Drunk driving traditionally was one of the main focuses. Enforcement activities were also focused on offences related to speeding, distracted driving, seatbelt use, unlicensed drivers and commercial vehicle standards.

Earlier, Deputy Police Chief Murray Cowan noted in the interview with the Mercury that  STEP is more of a public awareness campaign in order to improve upon traffic safety around the province.The blitz was publicly announced ahead of time.

The results of the first day of the blitz were not available.

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