TransLink Defends Unpaid Infractions

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While TransLink bus drivers have been photographed running through red lights 233 times in five years, they aren’t required to pay the penalties because it would be too difficult to prosecute the offenders, Justice Minister Shirley Bond said late Tuesday.

In a statement, she said prosecuting the drivers would “waste scarce court and prosecution resources” without success, since decisions from previous court cases allow vehicle fleet owners to rely on a “defence of due diligence” if they have a “robust training and discipline process.”

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