Somerset blitz results in 7 fines for drivers who broke one metre bike rule
Ottawa Citizen

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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.