Weekend check stops keep Lethbridge Police busy

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
December 4, 2017 - 3:48pm

LETHBRIDGE - During the first weekend of check stops this holiday season, three people were charged with Impaired Driving.
 
Police say 11 others received an immediate 30-day suspension and had their vehicles seized for seven days because they had Graduated Driver's Licenses.
 
Under the Provincial Traffic Safety Act, a person of any age, who has a Class 7 (Learner's)  or Probationary Class 5, must have a zero blood alcohol level while behind the wheel.
 
LPS also issued one immediate roadside suspension and four prohibited/suspended drivers were also caught.
 
In addition, there were 15 Gaming and Liquor Act Violations and 31 other miscellaneous violations.
 
Police are asking everyone who drinks to plan ahead for a safe ride home.
 
Check stops will continue throughout December and into the New Year.

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