Police crack down on downtown jaywalkers
For those who've been following my comments on the Toronto Star and the Toronto Sun, you know that this is exactly what I've been asking for.
"As of noon on Wednesday, 26 tickets had been issued at the intersection of Bay and Front.; earlier in the morning, 30 tickets were doled out to law-breaking pedestrians at Dundas St. W. and Victoria St."
“It’s kind of fair, I shouldn’t have run across,” Antonio said somewhat sheepishly after getting his ticket. “I guess it’s a lesson to learn.”
"For Toronto police, this is exactly the kind of attitude adjustment they’re hoping to achieve with their new traffic-safety initiatives. The push comes after a particularly deadly month for pedestrians across the GTA. So far this year, 14 people have died trying to cross the street, seven of them in Toronto."
There is no better Educational Tool than the lessons learned from losing money. And you can quote me on that one.
It's just too bad that it took 14 people to die, before the Police actually started doing their jobs and Enforcing the laws by ticketing these law-breaking Pedestrians.
And to all of the people who lashed at me for saying that the Government is responsible for Educating Pedestrians on the rules of the road, and it's the Police's responsibility to Enforce it, now what do you have to say BITCHES??!!
Like it or not, everything that I've stated in this Blog and on Message Boards is REALITY. When you listen, positive things happen, as is being shown today.
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Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Posted by jackandcokewithalime at 12:58 PM
Labels: Accidents , Countdown Crossing Lights , Drivers , J Walkers , Mayor , Miller , Ontario , OPP , Pedestrians , Toronto , Toronto Police Association , Toronto Police Force , Toronto Star , Toronto Sun