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  DRPS Launches Annual Festive R.I.D.E Campaign

Nov 14, 2017 08:55 ET

The Durham Regional Police Service is launching its 2017-2018 Festive R.I.D.E Campaign next week in an effort to combat impaired driving this holiday season.

Festive R.I.D.E members will join members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Durham Chapter, Region of Durham Paramedic Services, Whitby Fire Department, O.P.P. Whitby Detachment, GO Transit, Durham Region Transit, and other dignitaries for the event at the Oshawa Go Transit Garage.

This DRPS traffic initiative is an annual commitment to keep our roads safe for citizens in our community. Over the past six years, the Festive R.I.D.E. Team has taken 750 impaired drivers off of our roads during the holiday season.

The Festive R.I.D.E launch is held in conjunction with Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD) Durham Chapter's annual Red Ribbon Campaign Launch.

WHEN: Wednesday November 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Go Transit Oshawa Garage , 1002 Thornton Road, Oshawa

For more information please contact D/Cst. Todd Gribbons at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5225.

Don't Text and Drive!

*Members of the Media are invited to attend and are encouraged to promote this event*