Const. Pete Quaglia watches for speeders during an enforcement blitz for the Abbotsford Police Department last week. Officers targeted more than 30 elementary school zones in Abbotsford on Thursday and Friday. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Abbotsford Police issue 81 speeding tickets in school zones over 2 days

‘30 in 30’ traffic-enforcement blitz took place last Thursday and Friday

The Abbotsford Police Department (APD) issued 81 speeding tickets during its “30 in 30” project last Thursday and Friday.

The project involved APD traffic officers, aided by several other APD units, spending at least an hour at each of the more than 30 elementary schools in Abbotsford.

The APD says that, during that time, officers actually logged 45.75 hours of enforcement at 34 schools.

The APD hinted on social media that more traffic-enforcement projects are coming.

RELATED: Abbotsford Police target 30 school zones in 30 hours

View this post on Instagram

School-zone project "30 schools in 30 hours" results: 🚨45.75 hrs of enforcement in 2 days 🚨34 Elementary @AbbotsfordSD 🚨81 speeding tickets #HeadsUp @City_Abbotsford- MORE enforcement projects coming! Road safety is ALL our responsibility! What is this project? 30 school zones enforced in 30 hours Over the past two days, the AbbyPD's Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted a school zone enforcement blitz. During this time, officers provided over 30 hours of targeted enforcement at 34 elementary schools in Abbotsford. Road and school zone safety is a priority whenever school is in session – not just at the start of a new school year. Motorists are reminded to always comply with school speed zones, and to remain especially vigilant during inclement weather when visibility is reduced, and roads may be slick.

A post shared by Abbotsford Police Department (@abbotsfordpd) on


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

VIDEO: Late-night Highway 11 crash sends 2 to hospital

SUV crashes through concrete dividers on Aug. 5, 1 person airlifted out

BREAKING: Reported stabbing at Killer Cove in Harrison

Police chase ran through Agassiz, witnesses say

Abbotsford girl, 5, hopes to raise $50k for Crystal Gala Foundation

Charlotte Charles is collecting cans and bottles to help local charity

Former Matsqui Mayor Dave Kandal dies

Kandal was key in the amalgamation of District of Matsqui and District of Abbotsford

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch first round bye with win

Bandits defeat Guelph 84-70, advance to the CEBL semifinals on Saturday

‘Do our lives count for less?’: COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

In July, Parliament approved a $600 payment for people with disabilities facing additional expenses during COVID-19

Agreement between province, BC Hydro, First Nation, ends legal fight over Site C

B.C. will work to improve land management and restore traditional place names in areas of cultural significance

B.C. conservation officers free not-so-wily coyote

Poor pup was found with a glass jar stuck on its head in Maple Ridge

B.C. doctors, dentists call on province for mandatory mask rule

Open letter says masks should be worn in indoor public spaces, public transportation or in crowds

Dwindling B.C. bamboo supply leaves Calgary Zoo biologists worried about pandas

Zoo has been trying to send pandas back to China since May

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook has a long tradition of cloning competitive services

Maple Ridge firefighting camp empowers young women

Camp Ignite to take place at Justice Institute on Sunday, Aug. 9

B.C. Appeal Court prevents Victoria woman from using the term ‘death midwife’ in her job

Pashta MaryMoon claimed she had been providing “death-care services” for more than 40 years

Most Read