impaired driving

A photo shared in the comments of a post to the Glenmore Community Group on Facebook showing the impact of the vehicle of an alleged drunk driver into a garage. (Facebook/Melissa Yuen)

WATCH: Alleged drunk driver damages vehicles, garage in Kelowna

Security footage capturing the vehicle was posted to social media

  • Jun 5, 2023

 

A 22-year-old woman who police said failed a breathalizer and admitted to police that she drove her Nissan into a parked car which caused both cars to catch fire on Monday night in Penticton’s Westminster Ave W. (Deb Antonick Facebook)

Impaired driving suspected in fiery crash with parked vehicle in Penticton

A Nissan slammed into a parked car, setting the two vehicles ablaze Monday night

 

(Black Press file photo)

Kelowna RCMP take ‘significant’ amount of drugs, impaired drivers off streets

National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day was on Saturday, May 20

 

(File photo)

Impaired driver collides with transport truck on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

The incident occurred at approximately 4 p.m. on May 25

(File photo)
An estimated 6,500 took in the two-day Fest of Ale in Penticton April 14, 15. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

RCMP see sharp increase in drunk driving during Penticton Fest of Ale

14 drivers taken off the road but police do credit the many who had a DD or took taxi

An estimated 6,500 took in the two-day Fest of Ale in Penticton April 14, 15. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
Cst. Owen Hazlewood conducting traffic stops in Lake Country. (Lake Country RCMP)

Traffic cop in Lake Country working hard to stop drunk driving

Cst. Hazlewood has received awards for his work in removing impaired drivers from the road

  • Mar 21, 2023
Cst. Owen Hazlewood conducting traffic stops in Lake Country. (Lake Country RCMP)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP officers’ roadside screening devices got a workout over the weekend, as the local constabulary took four suspected impaired drivers off the road. (Morning Star - file photo)

Four impaired drivers taken off North Okanagan roads

Drivers from Vernon, Armstrong and Kelowna have licenses suspended, vehicles towed

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP officers’ roadside screening devices got a workout over the weekend, as the local constabulary took four suspected impaired drivers off the road. (Morning Star - file photo)
An impaired driver collided with a power pole and fire hydrant shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday, March 5. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
An impaired driver collided with a power pole and fire hydrant shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday, March 5. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
On Feb. 4, Chase RCMP suspend driver’s licence and impound vehicle with alcohol reportedly in cupholder after driver fails roadside screening. (File photo)

Chase RCMP apply brakes to minivan reportedly being driven with alcohol in cup holder

Call to police made after smell of alcohol noticed on driver

On Feb. 4, Chase RCMP suspend driver’s licence and impound vehicle with alcohol reportedly in cupholder after driver fails roadside screening. (File photo)
The Abbotsford Police Department removed eight impaired drivers from the roads in a four-hour period on Wednesday night (Feb. 22). (Photo by APD)

8 impaired drivers caught by police in Abbotsford over 4 hours

Patrol officers issue 90- and 30-day driving bans on Wednesday night

The Abbotsford Police Department removed eight impaired drivers from the roads in a four-hour period on Wednesday night (Feb. 22). (Photo by APD)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are ready to kick off the 2022 Counter-Attack initiative, a month-long campaign focused on impaired driving enforcement. (Kelowna RCMP photo)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are ready to kick off the 2022 Counter-Attack initiative, a month-long campaign focused on impaired driving enforcement. (Kelowna RCMP photo)
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP starts the annual Counter-Attack initiative on Dec. 3, a month-long 
campaign focused on impaired driving enforcement. (Kelowna RCMP photo)

Vernon police ready to combat impaired driving

The RCMP’s Counter-Attack crack-down on impaired driving kicks off Dec. 3

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP starts the annual Counter-Attack initiative on Dec. 3, a month-long 
campaign focused on impaired driving enforcement. (Kelowna RCMP photo)
Vernon RCMP

Police stop 4 impaired drivers within 4 hours in Vernon

Drivers from Kamloops, Salmon Arm and Vernon, between the ages of 20 and 52 under the influence

Vernon RCMP
Police had a busy weekend with 160 calls April 1-3. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

Teenager hit by alleged impaired Vernon driver

44 year old woman investigated after hitting 14-year-old

Police had a busy weekend with 160 calls April 1-3. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
Police had a busy weekend with 160 calls April 1-3. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
Police had a busy weekend with 160 calls April 1-3. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
A driver from Kamloops collided with several parked cars at the Skaha Ford dealership after losing control of his vehicle while driving north on the Channel Parkway. (Google Street View)

Suspected drunk driver takes out vehicles, smashes into Penticton car dealership

The 42-year-old driver from Kamloops didn’t have a license or insurance

A driver from Kamloops collided with several parked cars at the Skaha Ford dealership after losing control of his vehicle while driving north on the Channel Parkway. (Google Street View)
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

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)
A driver is caught travelling well above the posted speed limited. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
A driver is caught travelling well above the posted speed limited. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
(Photo - RCMP/Contributed)
(Photo - RCMP/Contributed)
National impaired driving enforcement saw a number of drivers under the influence taken off the roads Saturday. (Dunc Malcolm - Black Press file photo)

RCMP haul 29 drivers in 12 hours off Okanagan roads

RCMP conducted impaired driving enforcement Dec. 4

National impaired driving enforcement saw a number of drivers under the influence taken off the roads Saturday. (Dunc Malcolm - Black Press file photo)