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Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Nov 22 – 25

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Nov 22 – 25

According to today’s official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Thursday, 22 November to Sunday, 25 November; with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint [No. 6] Notice 2018 follows below [PDF here]: Related... Read more of this article

Police: Ten People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Police: Ten People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Ten people were arrested for impaired driving from Thursday night [Nov 8] until early Sunday morning [Nov 11], eight at road sobriety checkpoints and two following separate crashes. A police spokesperson said, “A total of 10 motorists were arrested for impaired driving from Thursday night [November 8th] until early Sunday morning [November 11th] –... Read more of this article

Court: Visiting Rugby Player Fined $800 For DUI

Court: Visiting Rugby Player Fined $800 For DUI

[Written by Don Burgess] A visiting rugby player was fined after being caught driving while impaired during a road sobriety checkpoint on Montpelier Road on Thursday evening. Derek Townsend, 33, from Vancouver, British Columbia, was charged in Magistrates Court with driving a rental scooter while his ability to do so was impaired by alcohol. He was... Read more of this article

Six Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

Six Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night [Nov 8] until early Friday morning [Nov 9] ended with three impaired drivers arrested. A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night until early Friday morning ended with three impaired drivers... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Nov 8 – 11th

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Nov 8 – 11th

The Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints again this weekend, set to take place in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke and Paget. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints [as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday,... Read more of this article

14 Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

14 Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] From Friday evening to Saturday morning, eight people were arrested due to roadside sobriety checkpoints, one person was arrested following a serious injury collision and one person was arrested for having care and control of a vehicle while under the influence, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Oct 19 – 21st

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Oct 19 – 21st

The Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints again this weekend, set to take place in Pembroke, Devonshire and Paget parishes. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Seven Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

Seven Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] From Friday evening to Saturday morning, four people were arrested due to the roadside sobriety checkpoints, with all failing the test, and one person arrested following a “high speed chase.” The police tweeted, “Fri pm to Sat am road side sobriety checks results in 4 impaired driver arrests. All failed tests. “The... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Oct 12 To 14

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Oct 12 To 14

The Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints this weekend in Pembroke, Devonshire and Paget parishes. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints will be conducted this weekend from Friday [Oct 12] to Sunday [Oct 14]. “The... Read more of this article

8 Arrests During Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

8 Arrests During Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] Five people were arrested during the first day of Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints, according to the police, who said that “all failed alco-analyzer test.” Last night [Sept 21], the police tweeted, “First day of road side sobriety check Ops ends with 5 impaired drivers arrested. All failed alco-analyzer test. 5 lives saved.” The... Read more of this article

No Checkpoints Due To Error By BPS With Notice

No Checkpoints Due To Error By BPS With Notice

[Updated] Due to “an administrative error by the BPS, regarding the publication of the road sobriety checkpoint notice,” road sobriety checkpoints will not be conducted this weekend, the police have confirmed, adding that they “will continue to actively address drinking and driving on the roads this weekend using existing legislation.” Acting... Read more of this article

‘Legal Hurdles’ With Roadside Checkpoints

‘Legal Hurdles’ With Roadside Checkpoints

[Updated] Roadside sobriety checkpoints will implemented by police after the Cup Match weekend as certain legal requirements have not yet been completed, however the police “will be putting a special emphasis” on preventing drinking and driving this weekend. This follows after Government initially that “roadside sobriety checkpoints... Read more of this article

Video: Roadside Sobriety Bill Discussion

Video: Roadside Sobriety Bill Discussion

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban and Transport Control Director Jasmin Smith held a ’roundtable discussion’ this morning [July 19] regarding the Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint bill. Yesterday the Government said, ““The Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint Bill includes three notable points:“A... Read more of this article