School bus nabbed in back-to-school enforcement

OTTAWA — A school bus driver was one several who still haven’t learned to drive with care through school zones.

“This week, the Ottawa police’s Traffic Unit, along with frontline and neighbourhood resource team officers conducted enforcement in school zones, resulting in the ticketing of 126 speeders; 10 drivers who failed to stop at a stop sign; and issued four tickets for school bus infractions,” Ottawa Police Service (OPS) staff released in a statement Friday (Sept. 18). “This morning, a school bus driver was caught speeding, at 59 km/h in a 40 km/h zone near Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard.

Drivers are reminded to remain vigilant before and after school and in school zones.

For more road safety tips, go to Back to School Safety.