Charlottetown road check nets 28 traffic infractions, one drunk driver

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Charlottetown police issued 28 tickets during a 90-minute road check Monday morning, and stopped one driver for impaired driving.

The road check, carried out between 9 and 10:30 a.m. Monday, stopped 200 vehicles in Charlottetown. Police fined 28 people under the Highway Traffic Act.

In one case, police officers pulled over a vehicle after noticing its attempt to avoid the check stop. A 58-year-old Little York man was charged was impaired driving and will appear in court at a later date.

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Little York

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  • Bubba
    February 11, 2014 - 18:37

    I agree islanders don't have the funds for registration and plates this is just a way for this government to make more money for themselves same goes for inspection.

  • Normal day
    February 11, 2014 - 10:18

    Hey Duke don't fret were not sinking it is justa normal day on the island ....substance abuse and taking the system for granted especially priorities and our traffic laws .......5% of the population who make it dangerous for the rest of us.

  • John Wayne (The Duke)
    February 11, 2014 - 09:21

    Can You Imagine that Early in The Morning And So Many Violations.... Impaired Driving 9 am In The Morning... Total Crazy.... I Just Can't Get Over it.... People Don't Have Money For Plates...Insurance....Repair Cars to Be Road Worthy...... This Island is Sinking Fast...