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2021 Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign Concludes

RIDE Program

On Behalf of Constable Travis Jones, Festive R.I.D.E. Coordinator

The Saint John Police Force and Department of Justice and Public Safety concluded the Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign at the end of December 2021, in an effort to reduce impaired driving, prevent injuries and educate motorists.

Totals for the R.I.D.E. Program throughout the month of December 2021 are:

7,428 vehicles through checkpoints

648 alcohol screening tests

9 suspended Drivers

1 prohibited Driver

5 impaired Drivers

4 refusals to provide a breath sample

8 seven-day suspensions

16 vehicles towed

“The R.I.D.E. Campaign has been a huge success and the Saint John Police Force, along with officials from the Department of Justice and Public Safety thank the public for their cooperation and continued promotion of the dangers of impaired driving,” says Constable Travis Jones. “The Saint John Police Force thanks the Department of Justice and Public Safety officers for their experience and valuable work during this campaign,” adds Constable Jones.  

Jim Hennessy

Manager of Communications