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Vernon RCMP bust four impaired drivers Saturday and Sunday – Vernon News

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4 drunks off the road

The Vernon RCMP pulled four drunk drivers off the road in one shift over the weekend.

Around 11:00 p.m. Saturday, officers stopped the vehicle near the intersection of 32nd and 32nd Streets and, while interacting with the driver, suspected that alcohol was impairing his ability to drive. I was.

A 32-year-old man from Kamloops refused to provide a breath sample, was ordered to stay off the road for 90 days, and his car was confiscated for 30 days.

Around 12:45 a.m. Sunday, police officers pulled over another vehicle on Coldstream Avenue.

Noticing some signs of dysfunction, police requested a breath sample from the 33-year-old Salmon Arm man who had scored a failure on a roadside testing device.

He was also issued an immediate 90-day ban and his vehicle was impounded for a month.

Then, at about 1:30 am, the police pulled up at 2800 on 30th Street.

After a breath test, the 20-year-old Vernon man was sentenced to a three-day driving ban under the BC Motor Vehicle Code.

Around 2 a.m. Sunday, police stopped a vehicle violating traffic near the intersection of 35th and 29th Streets.

A 52-year-old Vernon male driver failed a breath test and was banned from driving for 90 days under the BC Motor Vehicle Code. His car was also impounded for 30 days.

“Disabled driving puts everyone at risk and it is unacceptable,” says Const. Chris Terleski, his mMedia Relations Officer at Vernon RCMP, said:

“We all have an important role to play in keeping our roads safe. It starts with making the right choices before you get behind the wheel. Plan ahead to get home calmly and don’t drink.Drive disorder.”

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