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Date: November 16, 2022Share

RCMP conduct child restraint seat compliance check

On the afternoon of November 15, 2022, St Alberta RCMP Traffic Services, St. Albert RCMP Community Policing and St. Albert Municipal Enforcement Services conducted a child seat compliance check in the Northeast corner of St Albert. Approximately 50 vehicles containing child restraint seats were checked, with 16 violations detected. The violations were mainly the result of the child seat being installed too loosely or the harness straps being too loose on the child.

Cpl Curtis Harsulla stated, “The overall compliance was good to see, with only some minor adjustments to the child seats needed. Rather than tickets and fines, education and warnings were issued for the child seat violations as the goal of this operation was to inform motorists how to keep their young passengers safe.”

Other violation tickets were issued for:

Expect to see the St. Albert Traffic Services Unit and their partners doing similar operations around the city throughout November, which has been designated by the province as Occupant Restraint Safety Month. If you have any questions regarding child seat restraints and their usage, please visit https://stalbert.ca/city/eps/rcmp/traffic-safety/child-safety-seat/ or contact the St. Albert RCMP Traffic Services at 780-418-6674.

St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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