Halifax District RCMP reminds drivers of road safety

June 20, 2022
Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP traffic enforcement in the Fall River and Prospect areas resulted in more than 300 vehicle contacts.

During this past weekend, Halifax District RCMP completed vehicle check points and traffic enforcement in the Prospect and Fall River areas.

"Road Safety impacts everyone and with summer we want to remind drivers to drive sober, keep their cell phones out of reach while driving and ensure your vehicle is compliant with the Motor Vehicle Act," says Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay of the Nova Scotia RCMP.

The following enforcement actions were taken as a result:

  • 5 drivers were arrested for Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Alcohol
  • 8 drivers issued driving suspensions for Operating a Conveyance While Having Consumed Alcohol
  • 13 drivers were charged for speeding, including stunting
  • 3 drivers were charged for distracted driving
  • 23 drivers were charged for various other traffic offences (e.g., driving without insurance; window tint offence, vehicle not registered, expired motor vehicle inspection)

If you see dangerous driving, report it to police when it's safe to do so. It's helpful to include the location and description of the vehicle (including license plate number, colour, make and model), its direction of travel and a description of the driver.


Contact information

Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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