impaired driving

Campbell River RCMP are again reminding people to call 911 if they suspect an impaired driver is on the road. Black Press File Photo

Drivers tested at three times legal limit ‘unnerve’ Campbell River RCMP

“Parked vehicles are rarely known to jump out and cause accidents”

 

An allegedly impaired driver was ticketed for excessive speed and given a driving prohibition in Nanaimo after her car was clocked at 137 kilometres per hour in 70km/h zone. (File photo)

Impaired driver clocked driving almost double the speed limit in Nanaimo

Woman in her 20s has car impounded, gets ticket for excessive speeding

 

A newer model white compact car driven by man with five times the legal blood alcohol limit crashed into the front of Adam's Tarp and Tool on Jan. 9, 2021. Photo courtesy Adam's Tarp and Tool

VIDEO: Police say driver who crashed into Island business blew five times the legal limit

Criminal charges possible in Campbell River Adam’s Tarp and Tool crash

 

Nanaimo RCMP began its impaired driving CounterAttack campaign this weekend and road checks will be conducted throughout December to get impaired drivers off the road. (File photo)

Road checks underway as RCMP combat impaired driving

CounterAttack campaign upped targeted enforcement

Nanaimo RCMP began its impaired driving CounterAttack campaign this weekend and road checks will be conducted throughout December to get impaired drivers off the road. (File photo)
A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Victoria woman drives over seawall onto beach near Oak Bay Marina

Driver faces charges for fleeing crash, refusing breathalyzer test

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)
West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash

West Shore RCMP suspected impairment while responding to two-car collision

West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Drake Reynes pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an impaired hit-and-run in July 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)

Impaired driver gets 2.5 years for hit-and-run that left UVic student with severe brain trauma

Aisha Strange has not spoken, walked since she was struck in July 2019

Drake Reynes pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an impaired hit-and-run in July 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
A 59-year-old woman was charged for impaired driving after crashing into the Interurban Rail Trail on Nov. 4. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Woman charged with impaired driving after crashing on Saanich cycling trail

No injuries reported after 59-year-old woman crossed oncoming traffic, hit trail fence

A 59-year-old woman was charged for impaired driving after crashing into the Interurban Rail Trail on Nov. 4. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)

Operation Red Nose cancels safe ride service due to COVID-19 risks

Organization operates in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)
A B.C. Supreme Court justice stayed charges in Nanaimo recently in a fatal driving case that occurred between Union Bay and Fanny Bay in 2014. Black Press file photo

Charges stayed in death of Vancouver Island woman due to trial delays

Brandy Dawn Bishop, had been facing multiple counts in the 2014 driving death of Margarete Obermann

A B.C. Supreme Court justice stayed charges in Nanaimo recently in a fatal driving case that occurred between Union Bay and Fanny Bay in 2014. Black Press file photo
Impaired driving charge in crash that killed young man near Campbell River

Impaired driving charge in crash that killed young man near Campbell River

Griffin Lee Grant charged in March 28 Willow Point incident that took the life of passenger

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Impaired driving charge in crash that killed young man near Campbell River
Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year old Victoria resident after they ended up passed out unconscious at a Colwood intersection on June 2 due to impaired driving. (Black Press Media file photo)

Alleged drug trafficker passes out at Colwood intersection while driving: RCMP

Police find LSD, cocaine and methamphetamines on the driver

West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year old Victoria resident after they ended up passed out unconscious at a Colwood intersection on June 2 due to impaired driving. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

Sarah Coghill was detained and her vehicle impounded for being an impaired passenger

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province
Brandy Dawn Bishop in front of the Courtenay Law Courts building. Record file photo

Brandy Bishop trial set for October for 2014 fatal crash near Fanny Bay

Defendant is facing a half dozen counts related to driving causing death, bodily harm

Brandy Dawn Bishop in front of the Courtenay Law Courts building. Record file photo
Mandatory alcohol screening took effect Dec. 18. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Little change seen in number of impaired drivers since new laws enacted

25 drivers in Victoria pulled for drug impairment since cannabis legalized

Mandatory alcohol screening took effect Dec. 18. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Husband of fallen B.C. mountie calls for harsher DUI consequences

Const. Sarah Beckett was killed two years ago in Greater Victoria by convicted drunk driver Kenneth Fenton

Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Husband of late Westshore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett calls for harsher DUI consequences

Brad Ashenbrenner spoke with MP Michael Cooper about changes to Bill C-75

Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)