Moncton Mounties issue 132 tickets in recent traffic stop

A recent traffic stop in Moncton resulted in 14 vehicles being towed and police having to issue 132 tickets.

Codiac RCMP conducted the traffic stops took place on April 28, with help from the New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety

“In total, 14 vehicles were towed and 132 tickets were issued under the New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Act,” the Mounties said in a news release.

Police say 24 of those tickets were issued to drivers who were using their phones while behind the wheel, while 20 tickets were handed out for drivers not wearing a seatbelt.

“Additionally, four people were issued a court date for driving while suspended and one person was arrested for driving while prohibited,” the RCMP said.

Mounties are not reminding the public that the force regularly conducts targeted traffic stops aimed at improving road safety, educating motorists about traffic laws, and reducing serious injury and fatal collisions.

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