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Impaired Driving Awareness Month kicks off with province-wide check stop blitz

Local RCMP, Peace Officers, and the province are reminding motorists that December is Impaired Driving Awareness Month.

With friends and family travelling to social events and gatherings, many involving alcohol, police are encouraging the community to stand up and speak out against impaired driving before it happens. […]

Local News

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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Editorial & Opinion

Check Stop program ready to roll

By Constable Dan Burroughs

Morinville – The Holiday Season is upon us and the Morinville Integrated Traffic Unit would like to remind motorists to drink responsibly.