Operation Impact, a national police initiative to make Canada's roads the safest in the world, will take place from October 6th to 9th.
The North Bay Police service will be participating as we have the same vision for Callander and North Bay. This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways.
Police plan to do that by educating the public in safe driving practices is a priority. driving
Police state the focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users most at risk: impaired driving, seat belt use, and all aspects related to aggressive and distracted.
All enforcement agencies across the country have been invited to participate.
This initiative has been strategically chosen, as it is a significant long weekend.
More people are traveling and traffic crashes are more frequent.
Operation Impact is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and member agencies of the CACP Traffic Committee from across Canada in support of Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has a goal of making Canada's roads the safest in the world.