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Nova Scotia RCMP to Release Quarterly Provincial Impaired Statistics

Published Thursday, April 20, 2017

As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP will begin releasing quarterly provincial statistics on drivers charged for driving impaired by drugs or alcohol.

From January 1st to March 31st in 2017, NS RCMP responded to nineteen collisions involving serious injuries and seven fatal collisions. In addition, 184 drivers were charged with impaired related offences.

There are close to 200 RCMP members in Nova Scotia who have received specialized training to detect impaired drivers. Police officers have a number of options when pulling someone over for suspected impairment, in which they can determine whether or not the driver is impaired.

Other forms of tests to determine if a driver is impaired is a Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST) or Alcohol Screening Device, returning to the detachment to have a Breath Technician determine blood alcohol content or have a Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE) conduct a series of physical tests, known as a Drug Influence Evaluation.

Impaired driving investigations can be complex, especially when they involve both alcohol and drugs. This is why Drug Recognition Evaluators (DRE) are trained to be able to determine if a person is suffering from the effects of illegal or prescription drugs, illness or fatigue.

Failure or refusal to comply can result in criminal charges that carry the same penalties as impaired driving. There is a range of fines and periods of driving prohibition for those convicted of driving while impaired.

Insp. Dan Murchison, Officer in Charge of Nova Scotia RCMP Traffic Services says “We want to thank drivers who have reported suspected impaired drivers and we encourage citizens to call 911 immediately if you see a driver who is driving erratically or unsafely and could be impaired.”

Here are some signs of an impaired driver:

·         Driving at an inconsistent speed (unreasonably fast or slow).

·         Drifting in and out of lanes or tailgating and changing lanes frequently.

·         Making exceptionally wide turns.

·         Changing lanes or passing without sufficient clearance.

·         Overshooting when to stop or stopping well before stop signs and traffic lights.

·         Disregard of signals and lights.

·         Approaching signals, leaving intersections too quickly or slowly.

Once you call 911:

When calling 911 you will be asked to provide the following information.

·         Your location.

·         A description of the vehicle (license plate number, colour, make and model).

·         The direction of travel in which the vehicle was going.

·         A description of the driver if visable.

 

 

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