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Two people charged in one day with blowing by school bus with lights activated

KAWARTHA LAKES-OPP charged two people in one day with blowing by a stopped school bus with lights activated.

Police say on October 4, 2019 a 17 year old driver from Newmarket was charged with failing to stop for school bus which was stopped with lights activated on Kawartha Lakes Road 121, south of Kinmount. On the same date, a 21 year old driver from Brampton was observed passing a school bus with the lights activated in the Bobcaygeon area and was subsequently charged for the offence.

On October 7, 2019 officers established a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on Kawartha Lakes Road 121 near Monk Road. Two persons were charged when it was observed that seat belts were not being worn. A passenger was also charged with having open alcohol in the vehicle, contrary to the Liquor Licence Act.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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