Ride checks conducted by Greater Sudbury Police on Lasalle Boulevard at Holland Avenue in the evening on May 11 led to two licence suspensions.
A total of 1,175 drivers were checked — facing charges are a 57-year-old man who blew into the warn range — his licence was suspended for three days.
A 23-year-old man also failed a roadside screening; At the police station, breath samples revealed he was well over the legal limit. His licence was suspended for 90 days.
Along with the two suspensions, three offence notices were handed out for various Highway Traffic Act offences.
The Ride program is aimed at reducing property damage, as well as death and injuries, caused by impaired driving.
On the same evening, police were also reminding drivers to exercise caution around pedestrian crosswalks.
A Regent Street Ride check, conducted the same evening, led to one 90-day suspension as well, along with eight Highway Traffic Act offences and one impaired operation charge and one prohibited driving charge. A total of 418 drivers were checked.
Posted by Jenny Jelen