Winnipeg Police has released numbers from its 2022 Holiday Checkstop program.

  • 2,929 vehicles were stopped at police checkstops
  • 1/6 of drivers were administered roadside breath tests
  • 75 drivers were found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • 28 drivers were charged with criminal impaired driving-related offences
  • 47 drivers were handed immediate driving prohibitions
  • 96 tickets for other traffic offences

Winnipeg Police also added that the impaired drivers were predominantly men with an average age of 36.