impaired driving

A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford high school holds mock impaired-driving crash ahead of grad

Police, fire crews, paramedics and others respond to ‘collision’

 

A Langley RCMP CounterAttack road check for impaired drivers. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley RCMP among tops in yanking impaired drivers off the roads

MADD ranked the Lower Mainland’s police services for their enforcement efforts

 

A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (RCMP file photo)

Officers in Abbotsford yelled at during impaired-driving stop on Highway 1

Mother had 9-year-old child in vehicle, failed roadside breath test

 

Langley RCMP have launched their Counterattack road checks again this year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Counterattack already taking impaired drivers off Langley roads

One driver had his car impounded for a month

Langley RCMP have launched their Counterattack road checks again this year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Rudy helped out at an RCMP check stop in 2019 in Langley to promote Operation Red Nose. (Michelle Cowan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

No Operation Red Nose for Langley, Surrey this holiday season

It’s the second year of no local pick-up service

Rudy helped out at an RCMP check stop in 2019 in Langley to promote Operation Red Nose. (Michelle Cowan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police nab 24 impaired drivers over busy long weekend

Backlog of paperwork and towing orders prompt police to shut down Saturday roadblock an hour early

(Black Press Media file photo)
Charlie Grahn, treasurer of the Vancouver chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, with the crashed car that will warn local drivers in Langley this month. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Crashed car reminds Langley drivers not to get behind the wheel impaired

MADD and ICBC arranged for the vehicle to be in the community this summer

Charlie Grahn, treasurer of the Vancouver chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, with the crashed car that will warn local drivers in Langley this month. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)

School bus of kids struck by suspected impaired driver in Burnaby

Mounties found a stash of illicit drugs, cash and several weapons inside of the suspect’s car

Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)
Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)

1 after another, B.C. Mounties catch identical twins driving drunk

‘Two drivers on the road who shouldn’t be,’ says Cpl. Mike Kalanj about a May 29 incident in Burnaby

Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)
Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Hiring cop who drove impaired sends wrong signal, Surrey mom of drunk driving victim says

Surrey councillor says hiring ‘implies that SPS standards are low or that it is desperate to fill positions’

Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Driver in head-on crash in Surrey was suffering possible drug overdose

This marks the third drug-impaired driving incident in a week, Surrey RCMP say

Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)

Self-inflicted gunshot not related to Abbotsford Police stop, says IIO report

An Aldergrove man critically injured himself in October

A driving prohibition was unrelated to a later self-inflicted shooting, the IIO has ruled. (Black Press Media files)
Langley RCMP Traffic Section officers conducted a December blitz against impaired and dangerous drivers. (Langley Advance Times files)

Drug-impaired drivers more common than drunk drivers over holidays in Langley

Local Mounties gave out a flurry of tickets and suspensions during December

Langley RCMP Traffic Section officers conducted a December blitz against impaired and dangerous drivers. (Langley Advance Times files)
Emergency crews were called to a collision in the intersection of 88th Avenue and 216th Street in Langley around 4:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (File photo)

Police suspect driver, 23, impaired in Walnut Grove crash

The collision involved a single-vehicle

Emergency crews were called to a collision in the intersection of 88th Avenue and 216th Street in Langley around 4:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (File photo)
Langley RCMP attended a three-car collision on Saturday, Nov. 28 on 200th Street at 72nd Avenue. They have launched an impaired driving investigation. (Black Press Media files)

Langley driver goes into wrong lane, ends up hitting Jetta, Hummer and median

Saturday’s crash was on the first weekend of the CounterAttack campaign to catch impaired drivers

Langley RCMP attended a three-car collision on Saturday, Nov. 28 on 200th Street at 72nd Avenue. They have launched an impaired driving investigation. (Black Press Media files)
In 2019, the LMHA announced the revival of Operation Red Nose in Langley after two years of no service. (Langley Advance Times file)

Operation Red Nose cancellation no surprise to Langley operators

It’s about safety during a pandemic, said local spokesperson

In 2019, the LMHA announced the revival of Operation Red Nose in Langley after two years of no service. (Langley Advance Times file)
Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)

Operation Red Nose cancels safe ride service due to COVID-19 risks

Organization operates in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)
Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

Sarah Coghill was detained and her vehicle impounded for being an impaired passenger

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province
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