Kawartha Lakes Police Service launches Festive RIDE campaign

Officers with the Kawartha Lakes Police Service took to the streets Tuesday (Nov. 23) night for the opening of its annual Festive RIDE campaign.

According to a media release, 51 impaired driving charges have been laid so far far this year.

“As the festive season gets underway and members of our community prepare to celebrate the holidays, we remind everyone to make plans for a safe ride home,” it reads.

“There are many alternative options such as a designated driver, taxi, public transit or stay the night. If you suspect an impaired driver, take immediate action by making that lifesaving call and dial 911.”

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