**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE**


Between October 5 and October 8, 2018, members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were out on patrol conducting traffic enforcement on our roads, waterways and trails.

A total of 85 charges were laid during Operation Impact in the Temiskaming Detachment area, during this past weekend’s traffic initiative. Of those 85 charges, 75 were for speeding infractions. One driver was charged with fail to turn out to left to avoid collision, a second driver was charged with Park on roadway – no clear view, a third driver was charged with Fail to yield to traffic on through highway and two other drivers were charged with Fail to surrender insurance card.

OPP also stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction and a young driver was charged with: Driver fail to surrender licence, Licence holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver, Use plate not authorized for vehicle, Operate a motor vehicle without insurance. The vehicle was towed from the scene. The driver was issued a summons and is scheduled to appear at court on November 15, 2018, in Haileybury, Ontario.

Police would like to thank the majority of drivers in the area who respected the rules of the road and arrived safely at their destination.

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