Posts from 2014

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Families and friends turn out for annual candlelight vigil

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

  Mary Parkes cannot get her son back, but she has made a lifetime commitment to ending the cause of his death. For the last 14 years, Parkes has worked with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Sarnia-Lambton, raising awareness about the “totally preventable” tragedies that happen on local roadways. Her son Michael was the victim of… Continue reading Families and friends turn out for annual candlelight vigil

Candlelight Vigil

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

You are invited to our upcoming next Thursday, September 25. Starting at 7:00 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. This annual event is truly at the heart of the work we do… Continue reading Candlelight Vigil

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’s 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!