Jan 8 - Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Wrap Up Festive R.I.D.E. Program


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 8, 2018
 
UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP WRAP UP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign took place from November 24, 2017 until January 2, 2018.  During this year’s Festive RIDE campaign Upper Ottawa Valley OPP officers conducted 214 RIDE checks in the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP detachment area.  Over the course of the campaign 4 persons were charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80mg or Refusal.   In addition to the criminal code driving charges, two roadside driver’s license suspensions were also issued during the campaign for drivers who registered in the warn range. 
 
Although the Festive RIDE campaign has concluded the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP is committed to making our roadways safe and RIDE programs will continue throughout the year at any time of the day or night. 
     
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294