Festive R.I.D.E. campaign targets impaired driving

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are running a Festive R.I.D.E. campaign this year, in hopes of preventing impaired driving over the holiday season. Between robust mandatory alcohol screening laws, vigilant citizens and dedicated officers, the Ontario Provincial Police reminds drivers they’ll have plenty to worry about if they choose to

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OPP Festive RIDE program finds ‘disturbing’ number of impaired drivers

Nearly 100 drivers were charged for impaired driving through the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Festive RIDE program over the holidays. According to the OPP, 2,289 Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) programs were conducted across the East Region of Ontario between Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 and Thursday, Jan.

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OPP remove over 500 impaired drivers from roads during holidays

As a result of the annual Festive RIDE campaign conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), 539 alcohol- or drug-impaired drivers were removed from roads in the province this holiday season. The OPP’s Festive RIDE campaign took place between Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 and Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. On top

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