Chilliwack RCMP – December CounterAttack Pulling The Impaired Off The Roads

Chilliwack – RCMP marked December’s Christmas Season CounterAttack campaign with police conducting their first enhanced impaired driving intervention action over the weekend.

Located at Yale Road near the Trans-Canada Highway over-pass on the evening of December 7, Chilliwack RCMP Traffic Service and front line policing officers removed six impaired drivers from the roadway.

Officers issued four Immediate Roadside Prohibitions – which may carry a driving prohibition ranging from 3 to 90 days- and two twenty-four hour driving prohibitions to impaired drivers during the operation.

 “We urge anyone indulging in the consumption of alcohol or cannabis to be responsible and do not drive,” says Corporal Mike Pfeifer of the Chilliwack RCMP. “Plan a safe means of getting home.”

Available Fridays and Saturdays over the holiday season Operation Red Nose offers another alternative for merrymakers to travel.  Click onto the Operation Red Nose mobile app or, call 604-393-3000 to have their team of volunteers ensure your safe journey home.

For more information and tips to plan a safe trip home visit us on line at bcrcmp or our community partners at Chilliwack Safer City and ICBC.

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