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Moose Jaw police arrest Winnipeg man who hit pedestrian in stolen vehicle while impaired

2020/08/23|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News  Aug 23, 2020 Police in Moose Jaw arrested a 23-year-old Winnipeg man after he struck a pedestrian, nearly hit numerous others and crashed a stolen vehicle into a median. Officers received numerous calls about an erratic driver on the 1200 block of Main Street N in Moose Jaw, just before 2 a.m. Sunday [...]

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

2020/08/21|Categories: Article|Tags: |

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 [...]

Signs To Be Erected Where Impaired Drivers Are Charged

2020/07/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

600 CJWW Jul 29, 2020 Bonny Stevenson with MADD Saskatoon says she worried about her 17 year old son Quinn being on the road in all weather and different times of day, to referee hockey. And he was killed by an impaired driver, on his way to work one morning, August 3rd, 2013. Stevenson says [...]

‘Impaired Driver Caught Here’: How new road signs in Saskatoon could help make the city’s streets safer

2020/07/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

CTV Saskatoon July 29, 2020 SASKATOON -- MADD Saskatoon will be implementing a new awareness initiative that will place signs around the city identifying locations where impaired drivers have been apprehended by police following 911 calls from the public. The signs will display the saying “Impaired Driver Caught Here,” a slogan intended to remind drivers [...]

MADD Canada on Saskatchewan’s dropping impaired driving numbers

2020/06/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global Saskatchewan June 29, 2020

MADD Canada Applauds Saskatchewan for Significant Reduction in Impaired Driving Deaths and Injuries

2020/06/17|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – Fewer families in Saskatchewan are facing the pain and grief of losing a loved one or suffering a devastating injury in alcohol and/or drug related crashes, thanks to the province’s ongoing commitment to reducing impaired driving.  Statistics released today by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) show that 21 people were killed in impaired [...]

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 [...]

Thousands of charges laid over last decade thanks to RID program: SGI

2020/03/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

620 CKRM The Source March 10, 2020 SGI’s Report Impaired Drivers (RID) program has made a difference on Saskatchewan roads since it’s creation in 2010. There was a celebration at SGI headquarters on Tuesday morning in Regina marking the 10-year anniversary of the program and how it has helped keep the province’s roads safer. Between 2010 [...]