Search recently published papers
from the CARSP Conference
Canadian Road Safety News Digest
The ‘stiffest’ in Canada: A look at P.E.I.’s new impounding penalties for impaired driving
Last Updated on February 23, 2017
CBC News (CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI)
Police on P.E.I. will soon have new powers to impound vehicles, powers designed to discourage impaired and dangerous driving.
"To deal with offenders, who are multiple ones, who it doesn't seem to matter whether there's fines or a little bit of jail time or driver licence suspensions," explained Graham Miner, director of highway safety for the P.E.I. government.
"It may be necessary to start taking the vehicles away to try and stop them from driving."