Halton Regional Police doesn’t want drivers in Burlington to be taking risks.
The service officially launching the traffic safety campaign throughout the city Monday in an effort to reduce motor vehicle collisions.
Operation RISC (Reducing Intersection Safety Concerns) will run throughout 2015 in order to maximize police visibility and increase the public’s perception of safety while driving.
Last year there were 3,789 collisions in Burlington, an average of more than 10 crashes per day.
Operation RISC will be supported by the Burlington District Response Unit and uniformed patrol officers.
“It will implement a variety of strategic response options at these intersections. Police will utilize education and enforcement strategies in order to deter collisions from occurring within targeted intersections and to also promote safe driving habits,” stated a police press release.
Source: Burlington Post