RCMP Lay Hundreds of Traffic-Related Charges

Manitoba RCMP have released data for its check stop program over the September long weekend.

From Friday, September 2 to Monday, September 5, RCMP pulled over thousands of vehicles throughout the province, including 3,000 on Highway 6.

Police say there were two fatalities over the weekend, bringing the number of traffic-related deaths this year to 77.

Fifteen people were charged with either impaired driving, driving over .08 or refusing a breathalyzer test. Two people were charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, there were 34 liquor control ace offences and 128 charges laid under the Highway Traffic act

RCMP will continue their enforcement over the coming months, and are reminding motorists to slow down in school zones and construction areas.


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