Cops: Slow down…eight arrests for impaired driving

Posted by on Oct 26, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

The Bermuda Police Service continues to advise the motoring public to slow down and to drive as well as ride responsibly on the island’s roads.

Additionally, we urge those traveling in cars to use their seatbelts at all times and make sure any children traveling in the vehicle are appropriately restrained.

Those traveling on motorcycles should always fasten their helmets and avoid making a third lane.

During the week of Monday, October 18th – Monday, October 25th 2010 there were:

Reported Injury Collisions = 28

Reported Damage Only Collisions = 29

Arrests on Suspicion of Impaired Driving = 8

Vehicles Reported Taken Without Their Owners’ Consent = 27

Number of vehicles reported stolen by parish: St. George’s = 2, Hamilton parish = 1, Smith’s parish = 2, Devonshire = 3, Pembroke = 7, Paget = 4, Warwick = 6 and Southampton = 2.

Most of the vehicles removed were either auxiliary cycles or motorcycles, with 1 car also reported stolen during the period.

Of the 27 vehicles reported stolen, 6 were subsequently recovered, including the car.

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