Mock crash to demonstrate realities of impaired driving

NEW GLASGOW – Grade 12 high school students from North Nova Education Centre will see firsthand the devastating realities associated with impaired driving by drugs or alcohol and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, MADD Pictou...

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Aggressive driving targeted by RCMP

Members of the Pictou District RCMP conducted a targeted enforcement operation with a focus on aggressive driving on Sunday, Sept. 24. Officers worked along Highway 104 between exits 21 and 20, as well as along Highway 106 in the Mount William area. In the span of approximately two hours, 22 violators were stopped for various...

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Rcmp charge senior driver with stunting

PINE TREE – A senior driver, who had children riding in his car, was charged with stunting. At 5 p.m. on May 14, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a very high rate of speed while catching up to an unmarked police vehicle on Highway 104 in Pine Tree, Pictou County. The vehicle was clocked at 165 km/h in...

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Youth facing impaired driving charges after close call

LITTLE DOVER –  A teenager in this Guysborough County community was arrested for impaired driving after a head-on collision. During a road race on May 7, runners were proceeding around a curve on Dover Road when a car, coming from behind, attempted to pass a fire truck which was positioned at the end of the...

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Police charge man with stunting

NEW GLASGOW –  Police have charged a 44-year-old man with stunting following an incident that took place Friday night. On April 21 at approximately 10:05 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police stopped a 2013 Ford Mustang on Little Harbour Road for driving 114 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. The driver, from Pictou County, was charged...

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RCMP charge Coalburn man with driving related offences

COALBURN – Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old Coalburn man for several driving related offences that occurred over the weekend. On January 28 just before 1:30 a.m., RCMP received a call about a truck driving dangerously in the Thorburn area. Police patrolled the area and located the truck in a nearby driveway. The 31-year-old driver was...

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Police remind motorists to be careful on Halloween

New Glasgow Regional Police advise motorists and trick or treaters to drive and treat or treat safety. To most, Halloween is an exciting time of year and tonight the streets and roads will notice an increase of children in costumes travelling from house to house in search of candy and treats. Motorists should drive with...

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Get an A+ in school zone safety

Pencils are sharpened, book bags are packed and parents and guardians are preparing to send the kids off to school. As classes resume across the province this week, Nova Scotia RCMP asks motorists and students to pay attention when driving or walking near school zones. Here are some school zone safety tips to keep in...

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