The Winnipeg Police Service Central Traffic Unit’s Festive Season Checkstop Program is in full effect! In it’s first week, over 500 vehicles were stopped.

Many of you will be attending various Holiday parties the upcoming weekends… please stay smart, and be safe. Drinking and driving is never a good idea… especially during the holidays!

Week 1 Results:

* 509 Vehicles were stopped
* 56 Approved Screening Device (ASD) Tests were administered
* 11 – 24 hour suspensions were issued (ASD Warns)
* 12 Drive Impaired/Over/Refusal Charges
* 54 Provincial Offence Notices were issued
* 3 Warrants were executed
* 1 person was arrested for failing to comply with conditions of a Recognizance