impaired driving

UBC students Emily Selwood and Evan Smith were killed on Sept. 26, 2021 after a vehicle veered into them while they were walking on the sidewalk. Tim Goerner of Vancouver now faces charges for their deaths. (Photos courtesy of B.C. RCMP)

22-year-old charged with impaired driving in 2021 deaths of UBC students

Tim Goerner of Vancouver faces 6 counts related to deaths of Evan Smith and Emily Selwood

 

A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford high school holds mock impaired-driving crash ahead of grad

Police, fire crews, paramedics and others respond to ‘collision’

 

A woman in Abbotsford was driving with her nine-year-old daughter on Sunday (Feb. 13) when she failed a roadside breath test on Highway 1. Police say they were yelled at by some motorists for causing a traffic delay. (RCMP file photo)

Officers in Abbotsford yelled at during impaired-driving stop on Highway 1

Mother had 9-year-old child in vehicle, failed roadside breath test

 

A Surrey man was handed a 90-day driving suspension following a Dec. 14 traffic stop in White Rock. (File photo)
A Surrey man was handed a 90-day driving suspension following a Dec. 14 traffic stop in White Rock. (File photo)
In this Aug. 9, 2021 photo, a Canada Border Services Agency officer hands documents back to a motorist entering Canada at the Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing, in South Surrey. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
In this Aug. 9, 2021 photo, a Canada Border Services Agency officer hands documents back to a motorist entering Canada at the Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing, in South Surrey. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
White Rock RCMP say a suspected drug-impaired driver may be facing criminal charges. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Suspected drug-impaired driver nabbed in White Rock

Police say criminal charges are a possible outcome

White Rock RCMP say a suspected drug-impaired driver may be facing criminal charges. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
(White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

White Rock police focus on drug, alcohol impairment this holiday season

Additional training ‘equips officers to detect multitude of substances’

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Victoria police nab 24 impaired drivers over busy long weekend

Backlog of paperwork and towing orders prompt police to shut down Saturday roadblock an hour early

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Alleged impaired driver hits pillar, rams White Rock police car, flees

43-year-old arrested at South Surrey residence following early-morning incident July 11

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(File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey RCMP, ICBC ‘stepping up’ impaired driving enforcement and education

Police say 40% of impaired-driving related deaths happen in the summer months

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Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)

School bus of kids struck by suspected impaired driver in Burnaby

Mounties found a stash of illicit drugs, cash and several weapons inside of the suspect’s car

Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)
Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)

1 after another, B.C. Mounties catch identical twins driving drunk

‘Two drivers on the road who shouldn’t be,’ says Cpl. Mike Kalanj about a May 29 incident in Burnaby

Mounties say they busted an identical set of twins driving impaired a morning roadblock May 29 (Burnaby RCMP)
White Rock RCMP say a Burnaby man is facing charges following a ‘potentially deadly’ incident behind the wheel. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

‘Wild, erratic’ White Rock driver facing impaired, dangerous-driving, assault charges

May 8 incident ‘potentially deadly,’ says city’s top cop

White Rock RCMP say a Burnaby man is facing charges following a ‘potentially deadly’ incident behind the wheel. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Hiring cop who drove impaired sends wrong signal, Surrey mom of drunk driving victim says

Surrey councillor says hiring ‘implies that SPS standards are low or that it is desperate to fill positions’

Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
The Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

OUR VIEW: Great, there’s a new road menace to worry about

Driver who left path of destruction in his wake given shot of Narcan to bring him back, police say

  • Feb 3, 2021
The Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey RCMP investigating third suspected drug-impaired driving incident in a week

Police say driver in crash was ‘suffering a possible drug overdose’

Surrey RCMP is investigating its third suspected drug-impaired driving incident this week, following a serious crash in Newton Friday evening (Jan. 29). At least three vehicles were involved in the crash near Highway 10 and 152nd Street on Friday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Surrey RCMP investigating two impaired driving incidents within 24 hours

Police say incidents happened in Whalley, Newton

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
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EDITORIAL: High time for better driving decisions

Let’s hope that this holiday season is remembered for good decisions

  • Dec 10, 2020
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White Rock and Surrey RCMP – along with police forces across the province – have launched their holiday CounterAttack campaigns. (Contributed graphic)

White Rock, Surrey RCMP CounterAttack campaigns underway

Enforcement ramps up to remove impaired drivers from cities’ roadways

White Rock and Surrey RCMP – along with police forces across the province – have launched their holiday CounterAttack campaigns. (Contributed graphic)
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)
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