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One-day check stop nabs 153 impaired drivers

RCMP released numbers from their Dec. 4 province-wide check-stop blitz Thursday. Police say results indicate drivers are still getting behind the wheel when they are in no shape to drive. RCMP conducted check-stop operations in 259 locations within local RCMP jurisdictions and on Alberta highways Dec. 4, stopping more than 20,500 vehicles. […]

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Fatalities and injuries down on Alberta roads

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Despite an increase in population and an increase in the number of drivers on the road, traffic fatalities and injuries on Alberta’s roadways dropped for the second consecutive year, according to statistics released by the province Tuesday … […]

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Long arm of the law out over long weekend

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – With motorists looking to cash in on the last hoorah of summer, Alberta’s RCMP and Sheriffs will be out in full force over the Labour Day long weekend to make sure that reckless and impaired drivers do not make their ride their last hurrah forever … […]

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RCMP targeting motorcycle safety in July

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – With summer now in full swing many Albertans are revving up their motorcycles to take advantage of excellent riding conditions, but the Morinville RCMP are reminding motorcyclists that safe riding habits are important to keep summer roads safe.

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