Manitoba RCMP completed week three of their Holiday Checkstop Program last Sunday. During the week 68 checkstops were conducted across the province with approximately 4 thousand vehicles checked. 21 people were charged for impaired driving by alcohol with the highest blood alcohol reading .220 which is almost three times the legal limit. Two people were charged with refusing a breath demand, there were six alcohol related tiered suspensions, one drug related tiered suspension and 12 people were charged with improper storage of alcohol or cannabis in a vehicle.
The RCMP note there were no fatal traffic related collisions during that week.