Operation Christmas focuses on drinking and driving

Halifax Regional PoliceIn their continued effort to address road safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, during December the HRP/RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit are concentrating their efforts on combatting impaired driving.

During Operation Christmas, the Unit is conducting checkpoints throughout the region to ensure that drivers on our roadways are sober and educated on the dangers of getting behind the wheel after drinking.

In November, during Operation Winter Wise, road checks were held throughout the region where pamphlets pertaining to winter weather driving safety were handed out to motorists. A total of 870 Summary Offence Ticket were issued by the unit during the month.

Start of another week:)

Safety barrier project on MacDonald Bridge nearing completion