Police put brakes on St. Patrick’s Day drivers
highway construction zone. One driver was clocked at 141 kilometres an hour while the other scored 154 kilometres on the radar gun screen. Both drivers had their vehicles towed to the impound yard for a seven-day layover
the mistake of thinking that “going green” on St. Patrick’s Day weekend meant going as fast as they pleased along the highway. The OPP Ottawa detachment tagged two drivers over the March 17 weekend for stunt driving in a posted 80-kilometre-an-hour
and they each received seven-day suspen- sions of their driver’s licences along with future traffic court dates. Police also charged four drivers over the weekend with impaired driving and driving with a blood-alcohol reading exceeding 80 milligrams. They all had their vehicles im- pounded for seven days and each received 90-day automatic suspensions of their driv- er’s licences. Three other drivers had their licences suspended for three days each be- cause their blood-alcohol levels were at the 50-milligram mark or higher. Two drivers holding“novice level”licences were charged because their blood-alcohol level was above the zero mark. A condition of a “novice level” driver’s licence in Ontario is total abstention from alcohol while driv- ing. Ottawa OPP also filed 27 other charges for speeding over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend along with three “distracted driv- ing” charges against motorist caught using cellphones or other handheld devices while they were driving. ŏ1,/!0ŏ 3%0$ŏ The chair of the Upper Canada District School Board is disappointed that the El- ementary Teachers Federation of Ontario has not followed the lead of their second- ary school counterparts to suspend politi- cal actions. “Our students and parents will be frustrat- ed that ETFO has not taken itself out of the equation by which teachers decide to fully participate in school activities,” said Greg Pi- etersma. “Although we are concerned about the information that teachers will receive, we are pleased that it is advice, not a directive to elementary teachers,”said David Thomas, UCDSB director of education. The ETFO said in a Feb. 28 statement it is hoping that positive discussions held with the provincial government will turn into concrete actions, but discussions so far have not translated into real change. “In these circumstances, ETFO’s advice regarding voluntary/ extra-curricular activi- ties remains unchanged,” the union stated. VISION@EAP.ON.CA PRESCOTT-RUSSELL
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