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Court Dismisses Appeal From Man Asleep In Car

Court Dismisses Appeal From Man Asleep In Car

The Court has dismissed an appeal from Sabur Burrows – who was convicted after being found asleep in his car — stating it “sees no reason to disturb the Magistrate’s finding and the sentence he imposed.” The ruling said, “Mr. Burrows was found at 3.30 a.m. on 26th June 2020 asleep in his car in an area of Harmony Close, South... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On June 17

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On June 17

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, June 17th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 [PDF here]Related StoriesRoad Sobriety Checkpoints... Read more of this article

Road Checkpoints Over Bermuda Day Holiday

Road Checkpoints Over Bermuda Day Holiday

According to the most recent Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints over the Bermuda Day holiday — from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th — with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.Road Sobriety Checkpoint... Read more of this article

BPS: 538 Traffic Tickets In Last Two Weeks

BPS: 538 Traffic Tickets In Last Two Weeks

The police issued “538 tickets for various traffic offences during the last two weeks,” and “over 1000 vehicles were stopped during Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint exercises this past weekend.” A police spokesperson said, “With Operation Vega remaining in place, 538 tickets were issued for various traffic offences during the last... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On April 29

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Starting On April 29

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, April 29th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 [PDF here]Related StoriesRoad Sobriety Checkpoints... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From March 25 – 28

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From March 25 – 28

According to today’s Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, March 25th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 [PDF here]Related StoriesRoad Sobriety... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Two Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Two Vehicle Collision

A 36-year-old man has been arrested for driving whilst impaired following a two vehicle collision in St George’s. A police spokesperson said, “A thirty-six-year-old male has been arrested for driving whilst impaired, following a two vehicle collision near the junction of Mullet Bay Road and Wellington Slip Point Road, St George. “Shortly after... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Three Vehicle Collision

A 35-year-old man “has been arrested for driving whilst impaired” following a three vehicle collision in Shelly Bay on Sunday, the police have confirmed. Man Arrested After Collision A police spokesperson said, “The thirty-five-year old male injured in a three vehicle collision on the North Shore Road, Shelly Bay, Hamilton Parish remains... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Feb 25 – 27

Road Sobriety Checkpoints From Feb 25 – 27

According to the Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, February 25th, with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton. Road Sobriety Checkpoint Notice 2022 [PDF here]Related StoriesRoad Sobriety Checkpoints... Read more of this article

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