Sask. RCMP arrest over 130 drivers for impaired driving through first two months of 2023

Mar 26, 2023 | 6:00am

Last week was National Impaired Driving Prevention Week, which saw police, government, and community organizations working to raise awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving. To coincide with the week, the Saskatchewan RCMP and Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) released numbers showing that officers arrested 138 drivers who submitted breath samples over the […]

Make a plan, before you’re impaired

Sep 9, 2021 | 1:02pm

With the excitement of new school year beginning for university students, SGI is reminding to always have a plan for the way home before you head out for the night. In 2020, 32% of all drivers involved in impaired driving collisions in Saskatchewan were between the age of 18 and 25. In 2016, Amy Kaufmann […]

MADD Smartwheels bus is traveling and educating in Regina

Aug 10, 2021 | 3:49pm

MADD Canada is offering a fun interactive way to discuss a serious problem. The MADD Smartwheels Bus is in Regina this week, inside of the bus there’s a virtual reality simulation of what happens behind the wheel of a drunk driver. Darren Chetana, Elementary School Program Facilitator, explains what happens inside of the bus. “They […]

Several members of Regina police recognized for getting drunk drivers off road

Dec 31, 2020 | 6:43am

Pulling an impaired driver off the street is something that members of the Regina Police Service have had to do far too often over the years. Several officers are being praised for their work in catching someone who is behind the wheel when they shouldn’t be by being awarded the Van de Vorst Family Award […]

Sask. couple honoured for anti-impaired driving efforts

Nov 28, 2020 | 9:28am

A couple who lost a son, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren to an impaired driver almost five years ago continues to fight for more awareness and education on the topic, and travels all over to get the message across, is now being officially recognized by MADD Canada. Lou and Linda Van de Vorst have been recognized […]