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MADD Canada Honours NL Police Officers for Efforts Against Impaired Driving

2020/05/25|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

VOCM May 24, 2020 Nine RCMP officers and eight RNC officers from Newfoundland and Labrador have been inducted into the Nick Coates 2020 Impaired Driving Team by MADD Canada. The initiative is named after Nick Coates, who was killed by an impaired driver in 2013. It recognizes officers throughout the province who have done exceptional [...]

Signs to appear in Regina showing where impaired drivers have been caught

2020/05/21|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

980 CJME May 21, 2020 Regina residents will start seeing signs that pinpoint the exact locations where impaired drivers have been busted. It’s part of a joint campaign between MADD Regina, the Regina Police Service and Saskatchewan Government Insurance to encourage the public to pull over and dial 911 if they suspect somebody is impaired [...]

Signs showing where impaired driving arrests take place to soon show up in Regina

2020/05/21|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

620 CKRM May 21, 2020 The battle against impaired driving continues. Soon, Reginans will see signs at various locations across the city that say this is where an impaired driver was arrested thanks to a 9-1-1 call to the “Report an Impaired Driver” program. MADD Regina is a part of this initiative. Spokesperson Heather Tatham  [...]

New Saskatchewan road signs show where impaired drivers have been caught

2020/05/21|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Global News May 21, 2020 New road signs in Regina and Estevan, Sask., are calling attention to the ways people can help stop impaired drivers. Fifty identical signs stating “impaired driver caught here” will be placed in different locations where police apprehended drivers who were drunk or high, following 911 calls from the public. “This program is [...]

RID Calls Aid Police In Impaired Driver Pursuits

2020/01/22|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Discover Estevan 22 January 2020 The idea behind the Report Impaired Drivers (RID) program is simple: if you see someone on the road you believe to be driving impaired, you call the police and, as the name implies, report them. Lately more citizens have been using this program to aid police, and local law enforcement [...]

Impaired charges laid after citizen calls 9-1-1

2020/01/22|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Markham Review January 22, 2020 A 54-year-old Richman Hill man faces impaired driving and firearms charges after a concerned citizen called 9-1-1 to report a suspected impaired driver. York Regional Police (YRP) arrived in the parking lot at Tim Hortons at Keele Street and Richmond Hill on Saturday, Jan. 11 around 1:30 a.m. and found [...]

Bay St. George RCMP arrest two impaired drivers within hours of each other

2019/11/26|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

The Western Star November 26, 2019 Two impaired drivers were taken off the road last week after the Bay St. George Royal Canadian Mounted Police responded to two tips from the public. A 46-year-old man from Kippens was charged with drug-impaired driving after police conducted a traffic stop of his vehicle last Thursday. Police were [...]

Pedestrian tip leads to impaired driving arrest in Victoria

2019/06/18|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Northern Pen June 18, 2019 VICTORIA, N.L. — A tip from a person out for an early-evening stroll helped police arrest and charge a woman from Victoria for impaired driving. According to a news release, Harbour Grace RCMP received a report from a pedestrian on a possible impaired driver on Sunday, June 16. Police made a [...]

New road signs enhance MADD campaign

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Blackburn News June 13, 2019 You may start seeing some new road signs as you travel Windsor-Essex’s highways. Those signs are part of a campaign to encourage drivers to use the 911 system to report drivers that they believe are operating while impaired. It was launched Thursday morning during a media event at Caesars Windsor. [...]

New road signage targeting impaired drivers coming to Windsor-Essex County

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Windsor Star June 13, 2019 Some new roadside scenery is coming to Windsor-Essex County that empowers drivers to help keep roads safe. Caesars Windsor Cares donated $12,750 to MADD Canada’s Campaign 911 — an initiative that uses signs to encourage people to alert police of suspected impaired drivers. When the campaign first started in 2008, [...]