Peel Regional Police Launch Project E.R.A.S.E. to Combat Street Racing

This morning (May 23, 2024), Peel Regional Police, in collaboration with policing partners from across the Greater Toronto Area, officially launched Project E.R.A.S.E. (Eliminating Racing Activities on Streets Everywhere) aimed at addressing poor and aggressive driver behaviour through education, strategic enforcement, and modifying social behaviour. Street racing is an illegal and dangerous activity that risks the lives of our community members.

This project will target street racing throughout Southwestern Ontario. Peel Regional Police and partners will have zero tolerance for dangerous driving behaviours and street racing activities.

Since the beginning of 2024, Project E.R.A.S.E has issued over 850 Provincial Offences Notices; 170 of those charges were for stunt driving, leading to 49 arrests and 45 vehicle seizures.

In 2023, Peel Regional Police issued 38,274 Highway Traffic Act offences, 8,229 charges were for speeding. Through Project E.R.A.S.E, 941 vehicles were investigated, and a total of 1,230 driving related charges were laid during 2023.

Ensuring road safety is a vital aspect of policing, and one which all members of Peel Regional Police are committed to around the clock. Officers diligently enforce speed limits, tackle aggressive and impaired driving, and implement other road safety measures.

Anyone with information concerning aggressive driving or street racing activities in the Region of Peel are urged to contact 905-453-3311. Driving complaints can also be filed through the Road Watch Portal on our website or by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or