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The Thompson Local News

The final numbers are in from the 2017/2018 check stop program in Manitoba.


From Christmas Day to New Years Day, there were a total of 1,366 vehicles checked during 22 check stops.


Of the vehicles checked, there were 21 people charged with a criminal code impaired driving offence, and 5 roadside suspensions. There were also 208 traffic related provincial statute charges laid, along with 130 warnings for various offences.


Over the season, 117 people were charged across the province and there was one traffic related fatality. In addition, there was 51 alcohol related roadside suspensions and 31 criminal code driving offences.


All of those numbers are down from last year.


Below is a chart comparing the numbers from this year to last year.



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