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Bradford man fined for speeding and smoking while driving with child in vehicle

He also lost his license for three days after registering in the warn range on a breath sample
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SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE
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A 45-year-old Innisfil man was issued a 3-day licence suspension following a traffic stop in Bradford. On Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer on traffic enforcement observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on 8th Line.

A speed measurement was obtained of 77 km/h in the posted 50 km/h zone. The officer detected an odour of alcohol and a demand was made for a breath sample in a roadside screening device.

As a result of the test, the man's licence was suspended for three days. He was also charged with speeding.

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A 43-year-old Bradford received a 3-day licence suspension following a traffic stop in Bradford. On Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, around 10:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer on traffic enforcement pulled over a vehicle observed to be travelling at a high rate of speed.

A speed measurement was obtained of 91 km/h in the posted 50 km/h zone. The officer detected an odour of alcohol and a demand was made for a sample of breath. A caution was registered on a roadside screening device and the driver's licence was suspended for three days.

The man was also charged with speeding and fined under the Smoke Free Ontario Act for smoking with a child in the vehicle.

Two drivers in one morning, one hour apart being issued 3-day warn range licence suspensions and speeding tickets is troubling to say the least.

South Simcoe Police Service is committed to ensuring our roads are safe and will continue enhanced traffic enforcement. Road safety is everyone's responsibility and we urge all of our citizens to do their part.

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