Guelph police cruiser 116

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Tuesday marks the beginning of Canada Road Safety Week, and Guelph police will be hitting the streets to ensure people are driving safely.

“Canada Road Safety Week will be dedicated to multiple road safety risk factors, with Saturday, May 19 being designated National Enforcement Day,” a news release from Guelph police reads.

“Police will be focusing on alcohol-impaired driving, drug-impaired driving, fatigue-impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and occupant restraint use.”

The news release adds that there will be vehicles stationed at key locations throughout the city, “and will be highly visible to remind people that safe driving habits will save lives and will reduce injuries on our roadways.”

Source: Guelph Mercury