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Transport truck driver arrested for impaired driving

On February 26th at 1:05 p.m., RCMP members responded to a 911 call of a transport truck swerving on Hwy. 4 in Howie Centre.

Police located the vehicle a short time later and conducted a traffic stop.

While speaking with the driver, a 33-year-old man from Bridgewater, police observed that he was displaying signs of impairment.

The man was arrested and transported to North Sydney where he provided breath samples that were more than three times over the legal limit.

The man was released from custody on an appearance notice and will be facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Conveyance and Impaired Operation of a Conveyance 80mg% or over.

He will appear in Sydney Provincial Court on April 5, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

The man was also issued summary offence tickets for Failing to Perform Pre-trip Inspection, Operating a B-Train on a Highway other than a B-Train Route and Failing to have Daily Logs in his Possession.

Road safety continues to be a priority for the Nova Scotia RCMP.

Police continue to encourage you to call 911 if you suspect an impaired driver.

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