By Susana Mas, Ottawa Citizen, November 3, 2016
Ottawa police handed out a dozen fines to motorists during a safety blitz in downtown Ottawa Wednesday.
Seven motorists were fined for failing to keep a one-metre distance between their cars and cyclists on Somerset Street.
The infraction cost each motorist a $130 fine and 2 demerit points, Ottawa police Const. Marc Soucy told the Citizen in an email Thursday.http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/motorists-fined-for-failing-to-give-cyclists-space-in-somerset-blitz