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OPP conducted Move Over campaign during Civic Holiday weekend

To The Haldimand Press

      HALDIMAND—The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted its annual Move Over campaign during one of the busiest weekends of the year on highways and roads.

      The Civic Holiday was on Monday, August 1, 2022. During the long weekend, the OPP focused on getting drivers’ attention through robust enforcement and education around this important Move Over law.

      Since 1989, five OPP officers have been struck and killed by approaching vehicles while carrying out their duties at the side of the road.

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