Canadian Road Safety News Digest

The ‘stiffest’ in Canada: A look at P.E.I.’s new impounding penalties for impaired driving

January 5, 2017   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on February 23, 2017


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."

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