Distracted driving offences in Sask. drop to a record low for 2019: SGI

Posted January 22, 2020 12:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A sharp decrease in distracted driving offences is a trend SGI hopes will continue in Saskatchewan. In December, police agencies…

Impaired driving focus of police heading into 2020: SGI

The last place anyone wants to spend New Year’s Eve is in a police cell. Yet that’s what will happen if you are caught driving impaired, warns SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). Related News READ MORE: Saskatoon Transit, SGI team up…

Distracted driving offences dip in November after all-time high: SGI

The number of distracted driving tickets issued in November dropped by nearly half compared to the previous month when a new record was set, according to SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). Last month, Saskatchewan police issued 653 distracted driving tickets, including…

Sask. police have used Drager DrugTests a few dozen times

The Drager DrugTest 5000 has been a tool accessible to police across Saskatchewan for several months now, but they haven’t gotten a whole lot of use. Reviews of the device from police are generally positive, according to Saskatchewan RCMP spokesperson…

‘Operation Bus Cop’ aims to reduce distracted driving in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan continues to take a strong approach in its fight against distracted driving. SGI has teamed up with the Regina Police Service, the City of Regina and Pattison Outdoor for its annual “Operation Bus Cop.” “It’s another marketing tool, education…

Monthly record set in Saskatchewan for distracted driving tickets

As Saskatchewan prepares to increase fines for distracted driving, the province’s Crown insurance company said a new monthly record was set for distracted driving. Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) said on Monday that 1,290 drivers in the province were ticketed in…