Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic Services arrested two males for impaired driving during two road safety initiatives on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
The first initiative included a focus on speeding vehicles and took place south of North Battleford on Highway #4. The second initiative was a stationary impaired driving checkpoint that took place north of North Battleford on Highway #4.
As a result of these two road safety initiatives;
- two males were arrested for impaired driving and will appear in Provincial Court in North Battleford on August 24, 2020;
- 39 tickets were issued for speeding under the Traffic Safety Act;
- 23 warnings were issued and
- 5 vehicles were impounded.
Two additional drivers received roadside suspensions (one for alcohol impairment and the other for drug impairment). In total, approximately 175 Mandatory Approved Screening Device (ASD) demands were issued to motorists during the checkpoint.
Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic Services will continue to work diligently to make our roads and communities safe. We need the public's help to achieve this goal and we thank the public for their support and cooperation. We encourage anyone who witnesses impaired driving or aggressive driving to report it to their local RCMP detachment or 911.
The RCMP would also like to acknowledge SGI for their partnership during this initiative.