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RCMP Releases Results of Operation Impact #nltraffic


Operation Impact took place between October 11-14, 2019. It was a busy weekend on our province’s highways.

Police checked approximately 2600 vehicles and issued 642 charges on motorists.

The Provincial statistic totals for Operation Impact 2019 are noted below;

  • Impaired by Alcohol - 4

  • Impaired by Drug - 0

  • Speeding / Aggressive driving - 478

  • Seat Belts - 12

  • Other Provincial Stats - 114

  • Cell Phone use / Distracted Driving - 11

  • Fail to Yield - 2

  • Careless Driving (Provincial) - 1

  • Prohibited Driving (Criminal Code) - 1

  • Provincial Cannabis Act - 4

  • Insurance violations - 13

  • Unsafe Lane change - 2

Police also seized and impounded seventeen vehicles, issued two roadside suspensions for drugs, performed fifteen roadside screening tests and conducted three standardized field sobriety tests.