Officers from the DRPS Traffic Services Branch, assisted by all divisions, conducted traffic enforcement across Durham Region leading to 15 arrests for impaired driving and 361 tickets issued.
The results from Operation Impact:
15 Impaired drivers arrested
361 tickets issued, including 158 speeding charges and 33 distracted driving tickets issued
1 person charged with stunt driving (license was suspended for seven days)
While the message that drinking and driving is a serious criminal offence has gotten through to many residents, some still attempt to operate a vehicle while impaired.
Durham police would like to advise all motorists that drinking and driving will not be tolerated.