The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is conducting an enforcement campaign across the capital this weekend after new data revealed that 73 drivers were charged with impaired driving related offences in the month of July.
In a tweet released on Aug. 12, the OPS said 50 people faced charges for impaired driving by alcohol, while 11 were charged with impaired driving by drug offences. Eleven people were charged with refusing to comply with a demand from officers.
July saw 73 impaired drivers charged and 13 three-day licence suspensions for being in the warning range.— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) August 12, 2022
Of the 73 impaired drivers:
11 refusal to comply with a demand
12 impaired by drug driving charges
50 impaired by alcohol driving charges pic.twitter.com/P2nhseXPZ6
Police officers also issued a three-day licence suspension for being in the warning range to 13 motorists.