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122 tickets issued in just two days for loud cars and…

A Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) initiative resulted in the issue of 122 traffic tickets relating to excessively loud vehicles and other violations  on the roads.

DRPS East Divivision conducted a traffic initiative – Modified Motor Vehicle Initiative – with DRPS Central East Division on July 2 and 3.

The East Division looks after Clarington while the Central East Division covers Oshawa areas.

The initiative was aimed at curbing use of loud mufflers and unnecessary noise in cars, and was prompted from citizen complaints, said the police.

It said safety inspections were also performed on vehicles, in which several vehicles failed.

Tickets were issued for:

  • Improper mufflers
  • Unnecessary noise
  • No horn,
  • Improper tires
  • Windows obstructed (tint and stickers)
  • Unsafe vehicles

Police asked what other traffic related issues would residents like to see enforced?

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