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Police say new driver that fled crash scene was impaired

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CTV London August 21, 2020 9:11AM EDT LONDON, ONT -- A Petrolia man is facing several charges after police say the novice driver crashed into a mailbox and hydro pole, sparking a vehicle fire, while allegedly driving impaired. The collision happened early Tuesday on Camlachie Road in the Township of Plympton-Wyoming. Police say they spotted [...]

Three times unlucky: Driver cited for drug driving three times in three weeks gets three-year driving ban

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The Growth Op August 21, 2020 A man in Pembrokeshire, Wales has become a familiar face to police who caught him driving while smoking cannabis three times in as many weeks. For the repeat transgressions, 27-year-old Anthony Joseph Thompson was recently disqualified from driving for three years, Pembroke and Pembroke Dock Observer reports. The first incident occurred [...]

OPP investigate crash, wrong-way driver in rash of impaired driving incidents

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Blackburn News August 21, 2020 A Petrolia man is facing several charges after allegedly leaving the scene of a crash early Tuesday morning. Lambton OPP said at about 2 a.m., police, firefighters, and Lambton EMS responded to a crash on Camlachie Road, where a vehicle had caught fire. Police determined the vehicle matched the description [...]

New charges laid against impaired driver involved in serious June collision

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Thunder Bay Newswatch Aug 21, 2020 2:34 PM By: Thunder Bay Police · NEWS RELEASE THUNDER BAY POLICE SERVICE *********************** Police have laid an additional charge against the driver involved in a June 20 head-on collision on Dawson Road. The collision involved an SUV driven by a lone male and a minivan with five occupants. The driver [...]

Bail denied for driver in fatal crash that killed mother and three children in Brampton

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In Brampton August 21, 2020 Bail has been denied for the driver involved in a fatal crash in Brampton that left a mother and her three children dead. On June 18, 2020, Caledon woman Karolina Ciasullo was driving her 2018 Volkswagen Atlas northbound on Torbram Road with her three children, Klara, 6, Lilianna, 3, and Mila, [...]

MADD advocates applaud Saskatchewan judge’s ruling on roadside breath testing

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StarPhoenix Aug 21, 2020 A Saskatoon couple who have experienced first-hand the effects of impaired driving are pleased a Saskatchewan judge has ruled that the law allowing police to demand a roadside breath test from any driver without needing suspicion of drinking is constitutional. Lou and Linda Van De Vorst’s son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren were [...]

Drinking and driving rules on water same as on the road: Lifesaving Society of Manitoba

2020/08/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News August 1, 2020 Good times will be had this long weekend, and it will undoubtedly be spent on the water for many Manitobans. While one expert says most of us get the message to not drink and drive on our roadways, the feelings around drinking on a boat are much more relaxed — and they [...]

MADD hopes image hits home

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Lethbridge Herald August 1, 2020 Lethbridge residents will get a visceral reminder of the costs of drinking and driving as the Mothers Against Drunk Driving crashed car impaired driving initiative goes on display in various areas of the community throughout the month of August. The display recreates an accident scene with an overturned and wrecked [...]

Lifesaving Society and MADD team up to fight impaired drivers

2020/07/31|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Shoreline Beacon July 31, 2020 The Lifesaving Society Manitoba and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Winnipeg have teamed up to keep drivers safe on and off the water this summer, and future summers. It is unsafe and illegal to drink and drive whether you are in a car or in a boat. To that end, [...]

Smashed-up car in Penhold to serve as a reminder about impaired driving this long weekend

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Lacombe Online July 31, 2020 RCMP and Peace Officers wants to make sure you're being safe and sober while you drive, and Officers in Penhold are putting together a display in their town to draw more attention to the dangers of impaired driving. Donated by a local towing company, the smashed up vehicle will be along the [...]