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Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 21 – 23

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Jan 21 – 23

According to the Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, January 21st to Sunday, January 23rd, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 follows below [PDF here]Related... Read more of this article

Column: Susan Jackson On Drunk Driving

Column: Susan Jackson On Drunk Driving

[Opinion column written by Shadow Transport Minister Susan Jackson] Bermudians love to drink. It’s no secret. And with the holiday season upon us, libations will be flowing in abundance. If one chooses to indulge, that’s their right but once they decide to operate a vehicle afterwards, they are blatantly disregarding the wellbeing of every road... Read more of this article

Column: DUI, Roadside Checks, Notice & More

Column: DUI, Roadside Checks, Notice & More

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Michael Dunkley] Recently, Transport Minister Lawrence Scott ruled out roadside breath tests without warning and said, “The reason that we have the advertisement is to be proactive- we don’t want to be punitive.” Say what! We need to be serious about drunk driving! Currently general driving standards... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Christmas

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Christmas

There will be road sobriety checkpoints taking place over Christmas, as according to the Official Notices, the police will be conducting them from Monday, December 20th to Sunday, December 26th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke and Paget.The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice follows below [PDF here]:Related... Read more of this article

Road Safety Council: Designate Your Driver 

Road Safety Council: Designate Your Driver 

The Bermuda Road Safety Council’s [RSC] slogan for December is ‘Designated Driver/Designate your Driver’. A Government spokesperson said, “With only a few weeks to go until Christmas, holiday parties will be taking place all over the island, which is why the Bermuda Road Safety Council’s slogan for December is - Designated Driver/Designate... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Start On July 23rd

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Start On July 23rd

Road sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in seven parishes from Friday, July 23rd to Sunday, August 1st. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints in 7 parishes [Hamilton parish, Smith’s parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick & Southampton] starting Friday, 23rd July through... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Arrested After Two Collisions

18-Year-Old Arrested After Two Collisions

An 18-year-old man was arrested on “suspicion of driving whilst impaired as well for possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, after being involved in two separate road traffic collisions” on Tuesday. A police spokesperson said, “The first incident took place on Mullet Bay Road just west of Wellington Lane in St. George. A... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Christmas

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Christmas

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints over Christmas — from Wednesday, December 23th to Sunday, December 27th — with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 11 – 13

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Dec 11 – 13

According to the Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, December 11th to Sunday, December 13th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2020 follows below [PDF here]:Related... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Crashing Car Into Wall

Driver Arrested After Crashing Car Into Wall

A  motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired after he crashed his car into a wall in Devonshire last night. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 8:00 p.m. on Sunday 29th November, Police and Bermuda Fire and Rescue [BFRS] were dispatched to a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcar near the junction... Read more of this article

BRSC To Launch Designated Driver Campaign

BRSC To Launch Designated Driver Campaign

“As the holiday season is drawing upon us, the Road Safety Council wants to reiterate our message of don’t drink and drive,” BRSC Chairman Dennis Lister said, adding that ”this month will see the launch of our annual designated driver campaign.” Mr Lister said, “In light of recent events, the Bermuda Road Safety Council... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Halloween

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Over Halloween

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints from Friday, October 30th to Sunday, November 1st, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. The full Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2020 follows below [PDF... Read more of this article

Car & Bike Collision On Swing Bridge

Car & Bike Collision On Swing Bridge

A collision involving a car and an auxiliary cycle occurred on the Swing Bridge in St. Georges this weekend, with both drivers “subsequently charged on suspicion of driving whilst impaired.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before midnight on Saturday, 22nd August, Police Operations received a report of a collision involving a... Read more of this article