The program started around the time COVID-19 lockdowns happened
Edmonton police said over the past three months they have handed out more than 1,200 tickets related to its new program that targets traffic noise and speed in the city.
Project TENSOR (Traffic Enforcement Noise/Speed Offence Reduction) was launched in May after the force received a surge of public complaints.
Since May 22nd there were over 312 charges and notices given out related to noise issues: 68 charges to motorcycles, 64 to vehicles with modified exhausts and 180 vehicles that were not charged but told to make repairs and report back.
There were an additional 945 charges handed out for other traffic violations, 380 charges for speeding alone.