Saskatoon police suspend 8 drivers, impound 8 vehicles overnight

Saskatoon Police suspended the licences of eight drivers on Friday night during a traffic stop. Courtesy Saskatoon Police Traffic Unit

The Saskatoon Police Service Traffic Unit suspended the licences and impounded the vehicles of eight drivers at a check stop on Friday night.

Police tweeted that “almost all of the few hundred drivers checked were safe to drive but unfortunately eight had their licences [sic] suspended (one for 60 days) and vehicles impounded.”

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The tweet said the check stop occurred on Circle Drive.

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Police confirmed to Global News that the 60-day suspension was for a novice driver impaired by alcohol or drugs.

Police also told Global News that between 250-300 vehicles were checked.

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