Police to diligently monitor area in effort to reduce aggressive drivingNEWS RELEASE
TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE
The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section is in receipt of a number of traffic complaints in regards to motorists failing to obey the posted speed limits within the residential sections of Sandy Falls Road and Government Road in Timmins.
Timmins Police Traffic Section officers alongside Timmins Police patrol officers will be diligently monitoring this area in an effort to address this type of aggressive driving behavior.
Portions of Sandy Falls Road have hills and curves with reduced visibility which require motorists to adhere to the posted speed limits.
The safety of the residents and pedestrians in this area remain a high priority for the Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section.
Their safety is being jeopardized by those motorists who persist in speeding in these areas.
Enforcement efforts will be used to curtail this type of driving behavior and enhance public safety.
As always, the Timmins Police Service would much rather educate than prosecute motorists for an obvious breach in safe driving behavior that places motorists and pedestrians at risk.
Moving forward, those drivers found committing any form of aggressive driving can rightfully expect a firm response from the Timmins Police Service.
The Timmins Police Service is accountable to the public who have made a number of complaints in regards to this safety issue. A strict response in relation to these offences is called for to address this issue.