Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Results (June 20/21)

A multi-agency Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) operation conducted in Estevan on June 20 & 21, 2023, has resulted in the following:

  • 85 Summary Offence Tickets issued to motorists, with charges including:
    • 15 – Failing to stop at stop sign or traffic light
    • 10 – Exceeding posted speed limit
    • 5 – Failing to wear seatbelt
    • 16 – Using an electronic communication device while driving
    • 21 – Vehicle equipment regulation offences
    • 1 – Drivers license suspension and vehicle seizure due to drug impairment
    • 1 – Possession of unmarked tobacco
    • 16 – Other charges under the Traffic Safety Act
  • 4 mandatory breath samples were provided on Approved Screening Devices (ASD’s) with no impaired drivers being detected.
  • 89 inspection tickets / warnings were issued under the Vehicle Equipment Regulations Act.
  • 13 child car seats were inspected and 4 new child car seats were given away to motorists in need of replacement seats for their child.
  • 17 commercial vehicles were inspected with 4 passing inspection, 6 requiring attention and 7 being taken out of service.

The Estevan Police Service would like to thank all participating agencies and Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) for assisting EPS to keep traffic safety a priority on our streets and highways.