Posts from August 2014

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OPP to make it more difficult for distracted drivers to hide Beginning labour day long weekend

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

Motorists who talk on cell phones, text or engage in other forms of distraction while driving will be easier to spot now that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is dedicating more police vehicles to enforce Ontario‚Äôs Distracted Driving legislation full-time. Ten unmarked police vehicles will take to the roads over the Labour Day Long Weekend… Continue reading OPP to make it more difficult for distracted drivers to hide Beginning labour day long weekend

R.I.D.E. PROGRAM ARREST!

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

On August 28, 2014 just before 12:00 a.m. Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program on Lakeshore Road near Egremont Road. During this R.I.D.E. program, a Toyota vehicle, with two male occupants, stopped at the checkpoint as required. A subsequent investigation into findings of the OPP officers… Continue reading R.I.D.E. PROGRAM ARREST!

Candlelight Vigil

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

Attention MADD Sarnia/Lambton members: you, your family and your friends are invited to our upcoming Candlelight Vigil on Sept 25th. Starting at 7 p.m. at the Point Edward Optimist Hall, 210 Monk Street beside the Point Edward Arena, we will gather in remembrance of loved ones killed or injured by impaired driving. As a chapter… Continue reading Candlelight Vigil

Residents Pleased With OPP

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

92.8 per cent of people participating in a 2014 Community Satisfaction Survey say they are happy with OPP policing in their area. Constable Todd Monaghan says 97.9 per cent of those questioned by telephone felt safe in their community 93.7 per cent of the respondents were satisfied with OPP visibility in their community . 93.6… Continue reading Residents Pleased With OPP

Walpole Island man sentenced to jail time after his car door struck passenger exiting his vehicle

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

A drunk driver who hit a passenger who had just gotten out of his vehicle was jailed for four months in Sarnia court. The 58 years of age driver, of Walpole Island, had previously pleaded guilty to impaired driving and failing to stop at an accident. However, his sentencing had been delayed until Tuesday. The… Continue reading Walpole Island man sentenced to jail time after his car door struck passenger exiting his vehicle