Alcohol-impaired driving

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DRIVER FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

(ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, ON) Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Lambton Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and St. Clair Fire, responded on July 6, 2014 at around 7:30 p.m. to a motor vehicle collision with injuries. The incident, which was a single motor vehicle versus a guard-rail, happened on northbound St. Clair Parkway, near Bentpath… Continue reading DRIVER FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

OPP Urges Safe Boating

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

Be safe and smart this long weekend. “Constable Jamie Stanley says alcohol was a factor in 42 per cent of the 18 boating fatalities investigated by the OPP this season. Obtained from blackburnnews.com

Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

In a firm support of the right to counsel, the Supreme Court has told police that they need to be prompt and pro-active in helping suspects find a telephone to call their lawyer. The ruling, which came in a drunk-driving case, has wide implications for an era in which cell phones are everywhere. It will… Continue reading Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules

Drunk driver jailed

by MADD Sarnia/Lambton

A drunk driver with a prior drinking-and-driving conviction was jailed for 30 days in Sarnia court. A 34 male driver, who lived in Huron County at the time of the Nov. 15, 2013 offence, was convicted of driving while his blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit following a trial Thursday. Court was told that on… Continue reading Drunk driver jailed