impaired driving

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges for impaired driving and leaving the scene of a crash after attempting to flee from police by driving down the beach in front of the Oak Bay Marina on Nov. 23. (Oak Bay Police/Twitter)

Victoria woman drives over seawall onto beach near Oak Bay Marina

Driver faces charges for fleeing crash, refusing breathalyzer test

 

West Shore RCMP say charges are pending against a mother of three suspected of impaired driving with her children in the car. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Saanich mom with kids in vehicle faces impaired driving charges after crash

West Shore RCMP suspected impairment while responding to two-car collision

 

Drake Reynes pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an impaired hit-and-run in July 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)

Impaired driver gets 2.5 years for hit-and-run that left UVic student with severe brain trauma

Aisha Strange has not spoken, walked since she was struck in July 2019

 

A 59-year-old woman was charged for impaired driving after crashing into the Interurban Rail Trail on Nov. 4. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Woman charged with impaired driving after crashing on Saanich cycling trail

No injuries reported after 59-year-old woman crossed oncoming traffic, hit trail fence

A 59-year-old woman was charged for impaired driving after crashing into the Interurban Rail Trail on Nov. 4. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police issued a 90-day driving ban and a 30-day vehicle impound after an impaired driver was caught at the scene of a collision involving a parked car early on Oct. 27. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Driver fails roadside screening after early morning crash in Saanich

Both cars significantly damaged after driver hits parked car around 5 a.m.

Saanich police issued a 90-day driving ban and a 30-day vehicle impound after an impaired driver was caught at the scene of a collision involving a parked car early on Oct. 27. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP say a single car crash into a power pole caused a power outage that affected over 1,500 residents in Colwood on Monday morning. (West Shore RCMP)

Vancouver driver cause of power outage in Colwood

Police detain 27-year-old man for impaired driving investigation

West Shore RCMP say a single car crash into a power pole caused a power outage that affected over 1,500 residents in Colwood on Monday morning. (West Shore RCMP)
Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)

Operation Red Nose cancels safe ride service due to COVID-19 risks

Organization operates in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot. (Black Press Media files)
A B.C. Supreme Court justice stayed charges in Nanaimo recently in a fatal driving case that occurred between Union Bay and Fanny Bay in 2014. Black Press file photo

Charges stayed in fatal driving case north of Fanny Bay

Length of time in go to trial was a factor in B.C. Supreme Court decision

A B.C. Supreme Court justice stayed charges in Nanaimo recently in a fatal driving case that occurred between Union Bay and Fanny Bay in 2014. Black Press file photo
Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Bottles and cans of alcohol sit at the side of the road after they were seized by RCMP from folks visiting Entrance Bay in Cultus Lake on Aug. 27, 2005. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year old Victoria resident after they ended up passed out unconscious at a Colwood intersection on June 2 due to impaired driving. (Black Press Media file photo)

Alleged drug trafficker passes out at Colwood intersection while driving: RCMP

Police find LSD, cocaine and methamphetamines on the driver

West Shore RCMP arrested a 37-year old Victoria resident after they ended up passed out unconscious at a Colwood intersection on June 2 due to impaired driving. (Black Press Media file photo)
An impaired driver involved in Quadra Street collision received a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound. (Black Press Media file photo)

No one injured in Quadra Street T-bone collision involving impaired driver

Impaired driver ‘facing significant consequences,’ Saanich police say

An impaired driver involved in Quadra Street collision received a 90-day driving prohibition and 30-day vehicle impound. (Black Press Media file photo)
An Audi ended up in a ditch nearby Humpback Road and Sooke Road on April 23 after a driver lost control and swerved off the road. West Shore RCMP impounded the vehicle and issued the driver 90-day driving prohibition. (Courtesy of Lily Nicole)

VIDEO: Vehicle impounded after intoxicated driver swerves into Langford ditch

West Shore RCMP says driver was uninjured, issued 90-day driving prohibition

An Audi ended up in a ditch nearby Humpback Road and Sooke Road on April 23 after a driver lost control and swerved off the road. West Shore RCMP impounded the vehicle and issued the driver 90-day driving prohibition. (Courtesy of Lily Nicole)
Saanich police stop three impaired drivers between March 27 and 29. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Three impaired drivers stopped in Saanich over one weekend

Drivers receive 90-day driving prohibition, month-long vehicle impound

Saanich police stop three impaired drivers between March 27 and 29. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province

Sarah Coghill was detained and her vehicle impounded for being an impaired passenger

B.C. woman pulled over for being impaired passenger sues police officer, province
Saanich police removed nearly 30 drivers from the roads between Dec. 1 and Jan. 1. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Saanich police removed nearly one impaired driver per day from roads over holidays

Police removed 28 impaired drivers from the roads in Saanich during Dec. 2019

Saanich police removed nearly 30 drivers from the roads between Dec. 1 and Jan. 1. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Police confirmed alcohol was suspected in a single-vehicle crash on Obed Avenue at Harriet Road on Jan 1, 2020. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Alcohol suspected in single-vehicle crash in Saanich on New Years Day

Police issue driver an immediate driving prohibition

Police confirmed alcohol was suspected in a single-vehicle crash on Obed Avenue at Harriet Road on Jan 1, 2020. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
VicPD patrol officers encountered two impaired drivers on Thursday evening. (Black Press File).

VicPD patrol officer catches two impaired drivers in same shift

Victoria Police are on the lookout for impaired drivers throughout the city

VicPD patrol officers encountered two impaired drivers on Thursday evening. (Black Press File).
Mandatory alcohol screening took effect Dec. 18. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

25 drivers in Victoria pulled for drug impairment since cannabis legalized

Little change seen in number of impaired drivers since new laws enacted

Mandatory alcohol screening took effect Dec. 18. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Husband of late Westshore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett calls for harsher DUI consequences

Brad Ashenbrenner spoke with MP Michael Cooper about changes to Bill C-75

Conservative MP Michael Cooper (left) and Brad Ashenbrenner, husband of late RCMP officer Sarah Beckett, are advocating to make changes to Bill C-75 in regards to impaired driving offences in the Canadian Criminal Code. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Victoria police removed 15 impaired drivers from the roads this past weekend. Black Press file photo

Impaired drivers threaten safety at roadblocks

One driver nearly cruised through a roadblock on Blanshard Street

Victoria police removed 15 impaired drivers from the roads this past weekend. Black Press file photo