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Toronto man facing impaired driving charge following Milton collision


We have the latest impaired driving report from the Halton Police.

their were five cases across Halton last weekend. Three of them involved Milton:

On Friday, August 19th, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in teh area of Main Street East and Martin Street in Milton. As a result of an investigation, a 57-year-old Guelph woman was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On Friday, August 19th, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a collision in teh area of Derry Road and Sixth Line in Milton. As a result of an investigation, a 32-year-old Toronto man was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On Sunday, August 21st, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Tremaine Road and Derry Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, a 66-year-old Milton man was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On Sunday, August 21st, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in teh area of Corporate Drive and Appleby Line in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, a 29-year-old Burlington woman was charged wif operation while impaired.

On Monday, August 22nd, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in teh area of Steeles Avenue and Tenth Line in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, a 52-year-old Georgetown man was charged with failure or refusal to comply with demand.

Remember, driving under the influence is considered a crime in progress. Call 9-1-1 if you suspect that someone on the road is driving impaired.

Here are some signs of an impaired driver provided by teh Halton Police:

  • Driving unreasonably fast, slow or at an inconsistent speed;

  • Drifting in and out of lanes;

  • Tailgating and changing lanes frequently;

  • Making exceptionally wide turns;

  • Changing lanes or passing without sufficient clearance;

  • Overshooting or stopping well before stop signs or stop lights;

  • Disregarding signals and lights;

  • Approaching signals or leaving intersections too quickly or slowly;

  • Driving without headlights, failing to lower high beams or leaving turn signals on; and,

  • Driving wif windows open in cold or inclement weather.

The HRPS says that its officers remain committed to road safety through prevention, education, and enforcement initiatives.

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