Lethbridge Police have charged four people with impaired driving following the first Check Stop in March.
In addition, there were two Graduated Driver’s License (zero tolerance) vehicle seizures and charges and one Immediate Roadside Sanction.
In total for 2019, police have apprehended and charged 21 people with impaired driving during Check Stop operations, seized four vehicles and laid charges for GDL zero tolerance violations and issued eight Immediate Roadside Sanctions.
All motorists who are stopped during Check Stops will be required to provide a mandatory roadside breath sample under the new legislation. Check Stops will be ongoing throughout the year and all motorists are reminded not to drink or use drugs and drive.