Local RESULTS of Operation Impact - An annual cross-Canada traffic campaign held over Thanksgiving weekend

Local RESULTS of Operation Impact – An annual cross-Canada traffic campaign held over Thanksgiving weekend

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the North Bay Police Service participated in Operation Impact, a national traffic awareness and enforcement campaign designed to help make Canada’s roads the safest in the world. The campaign, which included a local R.I.D.E., took place at various times and locations in North Bay and Callander from Friday October 9th to Monday October 12th, 2015.

Operation Impact and R.I.D.E. program results

Enforcement Description

Total number

Impaired driving

0

Three-day driving suspensions

(issued during R.I.D.E. roadside screenings for alcohol)

3

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act charge for possession of marijuana (This charge was laid following a R.I.D.E. stop.)

1

Seatbelt infractions

0

Distracted driving

0

Provincial Offence Notices issued (including speeding and fail to yield)

48

72-hour notices issued

(As per the NBPS’s traffic policy, officers have the option of issuing these warnings for documentation infractions such as permits, plates, validation, driver’s licences, insurance; and equipment infractions such as headlights, rear lights, brake lights, windshield, wipers, mufflers, horns, mirrors, odometers, mudguards, tires, etc.)

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