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
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!
Wishing our MADD Sarnia/Lambton members a happy and safe weekend as we head into our last long weekend of the summer! Remember to plan ahead if you’re going to have a few drinks. Take public transit, spend the night, call a cab, or designate a sober driver. Let’s keep our community and roadways safe! Share… Continue reading Last long weekend of the summer!
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
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
A Grand Bend man has been charged with impaired driving following an ATV mishap Wednesday morning. Huron County OPP say they were called to a residence on McTaggart Line around 9:30 am after an all-terrain vehicle had flipped while driving on a residential driveway. The driver was taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries… Continue reading Charges Laid Following ATV Mishap
OPP are continuing their investigation into a two-vehicle collision that occurred Thursday morning at Mandaumin Road and London Line. Firefighters and Lambton EMS were called to remove the male driver of a pickup truck that had been southbound on Mandaumin but had flipped onto its side after colliding with a westbound SUV travelling on London… Continue reading POLICE BRIEFS: Vehicle flipped over
Attention MADD Sarnia/Lambton members! We need volunteers to man an info booth at this year’s Festival of Good Things on Saturday, August 30th. Last year, we had over 1,500 people go through our booth and it was a great success! We need volunteers to cover the morning shift (9 am to 1 pm) and the… Continue reading MADD Sarnia/Lambton needs volunteers!
Drunk driving accidents are 100% preventable” – Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson after his mother and cousin were hit head on by a drunk driver this week. My mom and cousin (Lina Fanene) were struck head on by a drunk driver this week – they survived. My first reaction was to find the person who did… Continue reading Drunk driving accidents are 100% preventable
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