Thursday, September 28, 2017

With new road signs, Prince Rupert RCMP keep focus on efforts towards impaired driving

The push to reduce impaired driving in Prince Rupert includes 
new road signs, the one above is along Frederick Street,  
located just after the turn off into the city from Highway 16

Some new road signs are popping up around Prince Rupert, calling on residents of the region to help the Prince Rupert detachment of the RCMP in their work against impaired driving.

Signs like the one above, discovered along Frederick Avenue just after exiting from Highway 16 call on the public to report impaired drivers, they are sponsored by the RCMP, MADD and the City of Prince Rupert.

The issue of impaired driving concerns made for one of the themes of a recent appearance by the Detachment Commander Blake Ward.

In August Prince Rupert's top cop, outlined how enforcement plan directed towards roadside impairment operations and traffic enforcement remained a high priority for the detachment's officers.

More notes related to the work of emergency responders in the Northwest can be found on our archive page here.

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