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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, [...]

911 calls result in impaired driving charges for two HRM men

2019/06/04|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Halifax Today June 4, 2019 Two men have been charged with impaired driving in separate incidents after 911 calls reported erratic drivers southbound on Highway 102 in Hants County. The first came in at 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday, when a caller says a pickup truck nearly hit their car as it was driving erratically at inconsistent [...]

Citizen calls 9-1-1 after watching vehicle collide with parked car, pole

2019/06/03|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: , |

NewmarketToday Staff June 3, 2019 NEWS RELEASE YORK REGIONAL POLICE ************************* York Regional Police has charged 27 drivers over the past week with impaired-related criminal driving offences. In one of the incidents which occurred on Friday, May 31, 2019, shortly before 3 p.m., York Regional Police received a call to 9-1-1 from a concerned citizen [...]

Cornwall man charged with drunk driving after police received complaints

2019/05/15|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

The Guardian May 14, 2019 A 22-year-old Cornwall man has been arrested and charged with impaired driving after Charlottetown police received two separate complaints. Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver at a business on University Avenue at 5:28 p.m. on May 13. The complainant indicated that the male driver [...]

Halton Regional Police Launches Campaign 911

2019/04/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Milton Now April 29, 2019 On Saturday the Halton Regional Police in partnership with MADD Canada, launched this year’s Campaign 911. Superintendent, Derek Davis, highlights that despite years of education and advocacy, drivers are continuing to operate vehicles while impaired. He gives us a statistic breakdown over the past 3 years.   Davis reminds the [...]