Manitoba RCMP have released the results of their week one Highway Checkstop Program. They report from December 1st to 10th 2383 vehicles were checked across the province during 51 checkstops. Among the charges from both checkstops and regular patrols were 50 people charged with a criminal code driving offence all alcohol related. The highest blood alcohol reading reported was .340 which is more than four times the legal limit. 882 traffic related highway traffic act charges were laid with the majority for speeding and seat belt offences along with 200 warnings. They add there were no traffic related fatalities during the first week of the program that continues through the Christmas New Years season.