In total, police stopped 490 drivers at Municipal Road 80 in Val Caron, and at Lloyd and Regent streets in Sudbury.
As a result of the checks, police found five motorists who were driving with suspended licenses. Another 11 drivers were charged with Highway Traffic Act offences, including speeding at novice driver infractions. One motorist was charged with impaired driving, while another was wanted on an outstanding warrant.
As part of the checks, police conducted eight breathalyzer tests and screened one driver for drugged driving.
One night earlier, police charged four people with various offences. In total, police stopped 555 drivers on Dec. 28, at roadside checks stationed at Regent Street near Algonquin Road, Brady Street near Larch Street, and Durham Street near Cedar Street.
As a result of the checks, police issued one 90-day driving license suspension, charged two people with public intoxication, charged one person with failing to produce their driver’s license and charged another with refusing to provide a breath sample.
The Festive R.I.D.E. Program is aimed at reducing property damage, injuries and death caused by impaired driving. R.I.D.E. checks are intended to target high-incident and high-complaint areas.