Police arrested a total of ten motorists for impaired driving over the Remembrance Day holiday weekend, between Thursday night (November 8th) until early Sunday morning (November 11th).
Eight motorists were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints and another two were arrested following separate crashes.
A police spokesman said: “Three impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Thursday night until early Friday morning. Another three impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Friday night until early Saturday morning. Two impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Saturday night until early Sunday morning.
“Friday night an off duty police officer observed a single vehicle rental scooter crash on Spurling Hill in the City of Hamilton and reported it. Patrol officers attended the scene and later arrested the male rider, who was apparently unhurt, for impaired driving.
“Saturday night police officers attended a reported single vehicle car crash on Harbour Road in Paget. The male driver was not injured and later arrested for impaired driving.
“There are no road sobriety checkpoints scheduled for this weekend,” he added.
“However, members of the public are urged not to drive or ride under the influence as police officers conducting their regular patrols will be on the lookout for any offences, including impaired driving.”