The Sûreté du Québec sent its’ final results in regards to their “All united against drugs and alcohol at the wheel” operations. For the Outaouais-Laurentides region, 80 arrests (66 in 2017) were made for impaired driving and 2 fatal crashes, compared to 4 fatal crashes in 2017.
Between November 29th and January 3rd, police officers from the Sûreté du Québec participated in more than 2,800 police operations targeting impaired drivers by alcohol, drugs or a combination of both. Tens of thousands of drivers were checked for impaired driving across the province.
In Quebec :
• 960 people arrested for impaired driving by alcohol or drugs;
This concerted national operation was organized in partnership with the Quebec Association of Police Directors, the Sûreté du Québec and the Société de l ’assurance automobile du Québec.