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

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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.

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