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July 2023 Traffic Roundup for the Maritimes

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Moncton Region Traffic Reports

Moncton Traffic Incident Statistics

Stats for June 2023 via

  • 167 Tickets Issued
  • 46 Alcohol-Related Incidents
  • 129 Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • 25 Injury Crashes
  • 0 People Killed in Crashes

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Moncton Area Traffic Conditions

Saint John Area Traffic Reports

Roll Call Car Show – July 15, 2023 – Special Traffic Campaign

The Saint John Police will conducted a city-wide special traffic campaign during the Roll Call Car Show being held at TD Station on July 15, 2023. The one-day event drew thousands of spectators and hundreds of participants from across the Maritimes.

Image of banners at the Complex Union : Roll Call Car show in Saint John NB
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Through education and zero-tolerance enforcement, officers from the Saint John Police, Kennebecasis Regional Police Force, and New Brunswick Justice and Public Safety targeted offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial legislation using the following approaches:

  1. Traffic entering and exiting the venue will be controlled;
  2. City-wide zero-tolerance patrols;
  3. Checkpoints with a focus on impaired driving

The Saint John Police were pleased to report that this year’s event did not result in any serious injuries. As a result of the campaign, a total of 7,303 vehicles came through various checkpoints:

  • 150 vehicles were visually inspected
  • 49 vehicles will need to be certified by an engineer to be re-registered
  • 23 vehicles were towed
  • 81 motor vehicle violations and 45 warnings were issued

The Saint John Police would like to thank the event organizers and the public for their patience. We would also like to thank the Department of Justice and Public Safety and Kennebecasis Regional Police Force for ensuring that this year’s event was safe for everyone.

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Increased police presence at Saint John car show

Saint john Area Traffic Conditions

Fredericton Traffic Reports

Impaired Driving Stats

2023 Q2 – 69 impaired drivers

Fredericton Police charged 69 with impaired driving in the second quarter of 2023. Fredericton Police continue to work with community partners to raise awareness and educate the public on the dangers of driving impaired. Impaired driving is a leading criminal cause of death in Canada and is still one of the top five causes of motor vehicle collisions.

Map showing impaired driving stats in Fredericton for 2023 Q3

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Miramichi man, 37, killed as crash near Fredericton sends SUV into river, truck down embankment

From Social Media in Fredericton

Fredericton Area Traffic Conditions

Halifax Region Traffic Reports

Halifax Traffic Incident Statistics

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Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for June

Halifax Regional Police charged 39 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of June.

Of the 39 drivers, 24 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by a drug and 11 drivers were issued a driving suspension for operating a conveyance while having consumed alcohol. Of the drivers who provided breath samples, officers were able to detect a wide range of blood alcohol concentrations (80 to 210 mg %) with four drivers being at least twice the legal limit. Four of the drivers refused to provide a breath sample and were charged with the offence of refusal.

In June, 13 calls were received from people who suspected impaired drivers. We thank the public for reporting suspect impaired drivers and encourage anyone to call 911 immediately if they suspect someone is driving impaired. See More>>>

Social Media from Halifax

Halifax Region Traffic Conditions

Truro Area Traffic Reports

Truro Traffic Incident Statistics

On June 26th, the Truro Police Service and Nova Scotia Vehicle Compliance Officers partnered to conduct 3 road safety check stops around Truro. The goal of this initiative is to increase public safety by removing unsafe vehicles from the road, unlicensed drivers and to bring attention to unsafe driving. Contrary to some public opinion, police in Nova Scotia do not have a quota system, nor are these types of operations conducted to generate government revenue. In total 33 summary offence tickets were issued, and 12 unsafe vehicles were identified by Vehicle Compliance Officers. Below is a break down of the violations that were addressed.
12 vehicles that were checked by Vehicle Compliance for safety concerns resulting in :
  • 9 were issued rejection stickers;
  • 1 was issued an order to reinspect;
  • 2 were prohibited from operation and were towed.
  • In addition to the above, TPS wrote the following Summary Offence Tickets
  • 2 – Driving motor vehicle while license suspended;
  • 12 – Speeding;
  • 2 – Studded tires;
  • 1 – Not wearing available seatbelt;
  • 7 – Expired inspection;
  • 3 – Violating regulations;
  • 4 – Expired registration;
  • 2 – Unregistered vehicle.
Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, together we can make our roads safer for all users.

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Truro Area Traffic Conditions

Prince Edward Island Traffic Reports

Prince Edward Island Traffic Incident Statistics

Social Media from PEI

Prince Edward Island Traffic Conditions

RCMP Traffic Reports From Around The Maritimes

Digby RCMP investigate fatal crash
July 2, 2023 — Central Grove, Nova Scotia
Mandatory alcohol screening being used by PEI RCMP on Island roads
July 6, 2023 — Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
RCMP stop three impaired drivers yesterday
July 6, 2023 — Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
RCMP arrest an impaired driver involved in serious crash
July 6, 2023 — Whynotts Settlement, Nova Scotia
RCMP arrest impaired driver involved in collision
July 7, 2023 — Middle New Cornwall, Nova Scotia
Driver on Confederation Bridge charged with refusing breath demand.
The 30 year-old-male-driver refused to provide a sample of his breath after a driving complaint on the bridge. [Stock Image]
Driver on Confederation Bridge charged with refusing breath demand.
July 9, 2023 — Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island
35-year-old man dies following single-vehicle crash
July 9, 2023 — Grand Barachois, New Brunswick
33-year-old woman dies following single-vehicle crash
July 10, 2023 — Pennfield Parish, New Brunswick
37-year-old man dies following two-vehicle collision
July 13, 2023 — Douglas, New Brunswick
Sipekne’katik RCMP investigates collision involving pedestrian
July 20, 2023 — Sipekne’katik, Nova Scotia
37-year-old woman dies following a two-vehicle collision
July 22, 2023 — Welsford, New Brunswick
Digby RCMP investigating fatal crash
July 24, 2023 — Smiths Cove, Nova Scotia
33-year-old woman dies following single-vehicle
July 26, 2023 — Forest Glen, New Brunswick
20-year-old-man dies following single-vehicle crash
July 28, 2023 — Memramcook, New Brunswick
RCMP seeking public’s help following single-vehicle crash
July 28, 2023 — St-Basile, New Brunswick
47-year-old man dies following two-vehicle collision
July 31, 2023 — Saint-Joseph-de-Madawaska, New Brunswick
Eskasoni RCMP charge man in dangerous driving incident
July 31, 2023 — Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
Cyclist in hospital after motor vehicle collision in Scotchfort.
July 31, 2023 — Scotchfort, Prince Edward Island
Digby RCMP charge man after collision in Brighton
July 31, 2023 — Brighton, Nova Scotia

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