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OPP Charge 655 Impaired Drivers During Festive RIDE

OPP Charge 655 Impaired Drivers During Festive RIDE

Posted: 2022-01-06 11:11:37 By: thebay

The OPP concluded its annual Festive RIDE campaign on January 2nd, having charged 655 drivers with impaired driving. 

Police say over the 46-day campaign, OPP officers conducted 8,370 RIDE events across the province.

Over and above the charges, officers also issued 236 Warn Range suspensions. 

The OPP is thanking citizens for making 3,147 calls to police to report suspected impaired drivers during the annual campaign. The OPP also thanks all those who stepped up as designated drivers or took other measures to ensure family and friends did not get behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

The OPP Festive RIDE Campaign ran from November 18, 2021, to January 2, 2022.