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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

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Five Parishes

Road Sobriety Checkpoints In Five Parishes

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints again this weekend, set to take place in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget and Southampton. 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... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 7 – 9th

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 7 – 9th

According to today’s official notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, 7 December to Sunday, 9 December; with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton Parish, Devonshire, Paget, Pembroke and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint [No. 7] Notice 2018 follows below [PDF here]: Related... 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 [Nov 23] until early Saturday morning [Nov 24], with one of the seven apprehended after a pursuit. A police spokesperson said, “A total of seven motorists were arrested for impaired driving from Thursday, November 22nd until Sunday, November 25th. “All seven were... Read more of this article

No Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

No Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the police from Thursday night [Nov 22] until early Friday morning [Nov 23] ended with no arrests for impaired driving. A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night [November 22nd] until early Friday morning [November 23rd] ended with no arrests... Read more of this article

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. Update Nov 16, 3.00pm: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service... 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