Posts by MADD Brandon & Area

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Mock crash highlights impact of impaired driving

by MADD Brandon & Area

JILLIAN AUSTIN/THE BRANDON SUN Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School students and MADD Brandon staged a mock car crash on Thursday to show the devastating consequences of impaired driving. A tragic scene unfolded in front of Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School on Thursday. A head-on crash left one student dead on arrival, and another arrested for… Continue reading Mock crash highlights impact of impaired driving

Alleged drunk driver arrested at police checkstop

by MADD Brandon & Area

Police arrested a 23-year-old Brandon man early Sunday morning for impaired driving. At 12:30 a.m., police say a vehicle was stopped during a checkstop in the 1000 block of 22nd Street. The driver allegedly showed signs of impairment and after failing a roadside screening test, he was taken to the Brandon Police Service station where police… Continue reading Alleged drunk driver arrested at police checkstop

Police arrest driver after allegedly fleeing accident scene

by MADD Brandon & Area

A man was arrested Monday night after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident on foot. Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 18th Street and Princess Avenue just before midnight. Investigation revealed the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling southbound on 18th Street and did not stop at a… Continue reading Police arrest driver after allegedly fleeing accident scene

Tory senators lead opposition to random roadside alcohol testing

by MADD Brandon & Area

Denise Batters appears as a witness at a commons health committee on mental illness in Ottawa on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Conservative senators are leading the charge to water down legislation aimed at cracking down on impaired driving.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – Conservative senators are leading a charge to gut legislation aimed at cracking… Continue reading Tory senators lead opposition to random roadside alcohol testing

Woman who crashed car into Brandon restaurant pleads guilty to impaired driving

by MADD Brandon & Area

A woman who drove her car into a Brandon restaurant in 2015 pleaded guilty to impaired driving on Thursday. Nancy Lyn Robertson, who was previously found unfit to stand trial due to a cognitive disorder, appeared in Brandon provincial court via telephone from the personal care home she resides in 24 hours, seven days a… Continue reading Woman who crashed car into Brandon restaurant pleads guilty to impaired driving