Police To Start Publishing The Names Of Those Charged With Impaired Driving

York Region Police say they will now publish the name of every person charged with impaired driving-related offences in an effort to curb what they have called a distressing trend. In York Region over the weekend, 16 drivers were charged and 27 criminal charges were laid in connection with impaired driving. So far this year, 1,400 charges have been laid for impaired driving-related offences in the region and five people have died in collisions where impaired driving was a contributing factor. Police says the new naming policy is now officially in effect and all of those charged over the weekend have already been identified.

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Scott Fox
Scott Fox