Between Dec. 24, 2022 and Jan. 2, 2023, the Alberta RCMP were on the roads ensuring traffic safety. 

RCMP carried out enforcement initiatives and issued a total of 2,296 traffic tickets across the province in addition to laying 172 impaired driving charges for a total of 2,468 offences.  

Overall, 707 individuals were ticketed for speeding, 45 motorists were caught distracted driving, and 172 impaired drivers were removed from the roads by way of provincial Immediate Roadside Sanctions.

Additionally, 1,544 motorists received tickets for traffic safety violations including careless driving, driving with a prohibited or suspended license, moving offences, and more.