Huntsville OPP Report No Impaired Drivers So Far During Festive RIDE


Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) Program began across the Province of Ontario on Thursday November 17, 2022 and will end on Monday January 02, 2023.

Huntsville OPP have worked extremely hard over the first week of Festive R.I.D.E. in the Huntsville and Lake of Bays township area.

The following are a few of the highlights of the work done in traffic enforcement by the members of the Huntsville OPP.

From November 17, 2022, to November 23, 2022:

– Happy to report no charges for impaired driving were laid.

– Twenty-nine speeding charges were laid.

– One distracted driving charge was laid

– Twenty-seven R.I.D.E. check stops were set up on roadways throughout the Huntsville

Lake of Bays township areas.

Huntsville Detachment responded too one hundred twenty traffic related complaints.

Huntsville OPP remains committed to ensuring Ontario roads are safe from alcohol-impaired and drug-impaired drivers. The OPP is reminding drivers that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when operating a motor vehicle. Make alternative arrangements, such as a designated driver, taxi, rideshare or staying the night.


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