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Man In Critical Condition In ICU, Woman Arrested

Man In Critical Condition In ICU, Woman Arrested

A 62-year-old man remains in critical condition in the ICU after being struck by a car while walking along North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, and the 41-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and later released on police bail. A police spokesperson said, “At last check around 11:20am today [January 18th] the 62-year-old... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 25th – 27th

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 25th – 27th

According to today’s [Jan 16] official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 25 January to Sunday, 27 January; with the checkpoints set to take place in six parishes – Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Paget, Pembroke, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2019 follows... Read more of this article

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

Court: 32-Year-Old Man Admits Multiple Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] “Your behaviour, sir, is atrocious.” Those words were spoken by Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe to Fabio Barbosa, with the Senior Magistrate also telling the 32-year-old he was “the personification of why” Bermuda needs road sobriety checkpoints. Mr Barbosa pleaded guilty to two counts of refusing a breath test... Read more of this article

Free Friday Overnight Parking In No. 1 Car Park

Free Friday Overnight Parking In No. 1 Car Park

In an effort to help “drivers to be more responsible,” the City will “offer a grace period for those motorists who opt to leave their car overnight in No. 1 Car Park on Friday nights for fear of driving impaired,” and parking will be free between 6:00pm on Friday and 10:00am on Saturday. “The City of Hamilton advises the... Read more of this article

Ten People Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Ten People Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving from December 28 2018 to January 1 2019 at road sobriety checkpoints. A police spokesperson said, “A total of 10 motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving from Friday night [December 28th 2018] until Tuesday night [January 1st 2019]. “More than half of those arrested... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Tonight & On NYE

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Tonight & On NYE

According to the official notices earlier this month, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from tonight [Dec 29] to Tuesday, 1 January; with the checkpoints set to take place in six parishes – Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Paget, Pembroke, Southampton and Warwick. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint [No. 9] Notice... Read more of this article

Six Arrests At Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

Six Arrests At Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

From Friday evening to Saturday morning, six people were arrested due to the roadside sobriety checkpoints, with four arrested for impaired driving, two warrant arrests and a stolen bike recovered. The police tweeted, “Road side sobriety checks results in 4 impaired driving arrests + 2 warrant arrests and one of these was on a stolen bike. Bike recovered.... Read more of this article

Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint Video Released

Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint Video Released

Officials released a roadside sobriety checkpoint educational video today, saying it “will serve as a tool to further inform the public about what to expect when going through a sobriety checkpoint and serves to aid in the overall effort to decrease drink driving in Bermuda.” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva and Police Chief... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over New Year’s Eve

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over New Year’s Eve

According to today’s official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 28 December to Tuesday, 1 January; with the checkpoints set to take place in six parishes – Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Paget, Pembroke, Southampton and Warwick. According to a prior notice, the police will also be... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 21 – 23

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 21 – 23

According to today’s official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 21 December to Sunday, 23 December; with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick, and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint [No. 8] Notice 2018 follows below [PDF here]: Related... Read more of this article

BRSC To Distribute Designated Driver Buttons

BRSC To Distribute Designated Driver Buttons

Bermuda Road Safety Council [BRSC] Chairman, Dennis Lister III will host a second event at 1.30pm on Friday [Dec 14] outside of City Hall to distribute Designated Driver [D/D] buttons. Mr Lister hosted the first of two D/D pop-ups last Friday, 7 December following a press conference on Wednesday, 5 December where he urged members of the public to consider... Read more of this article

7 People Arrested At Road Sobriety Checkpoints

7 People Arrested At Road Sobriety Checkpoints

Seven people were arrested during the Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints from Friday night [Dec 7] until early Sunday morning [Dec 9]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of 7 motorists were arrested for impaired driving from Friday night [December 7th] until early Sunday morning [December 9th]. “Five impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety... Read more of this article

BRSC Launch ‘Designated Driver Initiative’

BRSC Launch ‘Designated Driver Initiative’

December is “Don’t Drive Impaired Month”, and the Bermuda Road Safety Council is launching a Designated Driver initiative. BRSC Chairman Dennis Lister III said, “On behalf of the BRSC I stand here today to announce the launch of our Designated Driver initiative. December is our “Don’t Drive Impaired Month” and we are emphasizing having... Read more of this article