2017 Holiday Season Checkstop Program Numbers
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The RCMP have released final results from their 2017 Holiday Checkstop Program. There was a total of 117 people charged with impaired driving which is down from 2016’s total of 122 people.

  • 51 alcohol-related roadside suspensions
  • 2,153 traffic-related provincial charged laid
  • 45 liquor and gaming control act offences
  • 31 other criminal code driving offences
  • 1 traffic-related fatality

In 2016, there were six traffic-related fatalities during the Holiday Checkstop Program. Though even one fatality is tragic, it’s a step in the right direction.