The Wellington County OPP extended its Festive RIDE campaign to January 11th.

The final tally ended with 38 motorists being charged with drinking and driving offences over an eight week period.

The final results of the 8 week campaign are;

–       12 459 Vehicles checked

–       815 Approved Screening Device tests (drivers who consumed alcohol but breath samples were less than 50 mgs)

–       38 Over 80mgs/Impaired/Refuse Charges

–       87 Three-Day Administrative Driver’s License Suspensions

–       8 Seven-Day Administrative Driver’s License Suspensions

–       11 Twenty-Four Hour Administrative Driver’s License Suspensions

–       20 Other Criminal Code

–       44 Drug Charges

–       29 Liquor License Act Charges

–       177 Highway Traffic Charges

–       30  Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act charges

While the Festive RIDE program is over, police will continue to monitor roads and highways for impaired driving.