Impaired Driving

‘Alarming’ increase in drug-impaired driving, Penticton RCMP say – Okanagan

Penticton RCMP are hoping to put the brakes on drug-impaired driving by shining a spotlight on four recent cases that resulted in recommended charges and vehicle impoundments. Officers charged four drivers with being impaired in January alone, Const. James Grandy said. On Jan. 21, an… Read More »‘Alarming’ increase in drug-impaired driving, Penticton RCMP say – Okanagan

Fewer charges in Ottawa’s 2020 Festive RIDE campaign amid COVID-19 lockdowns – Ottawa

The Ottawa Police Service said fewer drivers were charged for impaired driving during its 2020 Festive RIDE campaign than the year previous amid emergency measures related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Police said officers with the annual RIDE campaign, aimed at keeping drunk and otherwise… Read More »Fewer charges in Ottawa’s 2020 Festive RIDE campaign amid COVID-19 lockdowns – Ottawa

Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough

A Toronto man faces impaired driving charges following a crash in Peterborough on Saturday morning. According to Peterborough County OPP, around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a collision on Highway 115 after a vehicle collided with a barrier as it was attempting to merge onto… Read More »Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough

18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Roughly 350 drivers received impairment tests at a New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint on Idylwyld Drive, resulting in 18 vehicles being impounded, four more than last year. The checkstop was coordinated by the Saskatoon Police Department, Corman Park Police, Canadian Pacific Police and the Saskatchewan… Read More »18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Lethbridge police equipped with new Bill 21 sanctions as check stop campaign begins – Lethbridge

Members of the Lethbridge Police Service’s traffic response unit tackled the first evening of their annual check stop campaign on Saturday, the main focus being preventing impaired drivers from being on the road. “We are not doing mandatory alcohol screening, but we are asking questions… Read More »Lethbridge police equipped with new Bill 21 sanctions as check stop campaign begins – Lethbridge

Impaired driving arrests made in Peterborough County, City of Kawartha Lakes: OPP – Peterborough

The OPP made impaired driving arrests in Peterborough County and the City of Kawartha Lakes on Monday. According to Peterborough County OPP, around 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a traffic complaint regarding a suspected impaired driver on Highway 7 in Cavan-Monaghan Township, south of Peterborough.… Read More »Impaired driving arrests made in Peterborough County, City of Kawartha Lakes: OPP – Peterborough

Peterborough, Norwood drivers charged with impaired driving on weekend – Peterborough

Police in Peterborough and the surrounding area laid several impaired driving charges on the weekend. In the city on Saturday night, Peterborough Police Service received a call from a concerned motorist of a man allegedly passed out in the driver’s seat of a vehicle at… Read More »Peterborough, Norwood drivers charged with impaired driving on weekend – Peterborough

4 impaired driving arrests in Peterborough on weekend: police – Peterborough

Four Peterborough residents were arrested and charged with impaired driving in separate incidents in Peterborough on the weekend. According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers conducted a traffic stop on Aylmer Street near Charlotte Street. The investigation determined the driver was… Read More »4 impaired driving arrests in Peterborough on weekend: police – Peterborough

Impaired driving offences remain consistent in Saskatchewan: SGI

Despite a drop in the number of collisions, injuries and fatalities related to impaired driving on Saskatchewan roads, the number of offences reported by police each month remains consistent. According to the results from SGI‘s (Saskatchewan Government Insurance) traffic safety spotlight in August, police reported… Read More »Impaired driving offences remain consistent in Saskatchewan: SGI