Alberta at a high with impaired driving

Statistics Canada has released the numbers for impaired driving in 2015.

The report looks at the number of police-reported impaired driving incidents.

In the report, it was determined that Alberta has the second highest number of incidents in the country.

First in the country is Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan had 575 incidents per 100,000 population, while Alberta recorded 314.

Calgary came in with 132 incidents per 100,000 population, while Edmonton came in at almost double, with 226 incidents.

The numbers showed more people are driving impaired in rural areas compared to urban centres.

– Kara Oosterhuis

 

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