Haliburton Highlands OPP Release Festive RIDE Stats

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Haliburton Highlands OPP were active throughout Haliburton County initiating RIDE programs in an effort to remove impaired drivers from our roadways.

The Festive RIDE program launched on November 23, 2018 and concluded January 2, 2019. During that time, Haliburton Highlands OPP conducted 218 spot checks, issued one warn range licence suspension and charged two people with Criminal Code Driving Offences related to alcohol consumption.

Under new legislation, drivers impaired by alcohol now also face higher mandatory minimum fines and some higher maximum penalties.

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