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The Winnipeg police have released the final results for their annual Checkstop Program that enforces Impaired Driving legislation.

Final results:

  • Total of 2471 cars were stopped during high visibility set ups
  • 77 impaired drivers were processed by police
  • 368 Roadside breath tests were conducted. 49 of which produced readings that resulted in immediate roadside driving prohibitions.
  • 28 drivers were charged with Criminal Impaired Driving related charges.
  • 191 traffic offence tickets
  • Average blood alcohol concentration was twice the statutory limit (164 mg%) Highest = 330 mg%
  • Average age was 40 years old (youngest = 18 oldest = 66)
  • The Winnipeg Police Service would like everyone to have a safe and enjoyable festive season.





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