This Thanksgiving long weekend, police forces across Canada led Operation Impact, organized by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, to encourage safe driving behaviours.

Between October 11-14, 2019, there were 4 fatalities, 18 pedestrian injuries and 272 separate collisions in Alberta RCMP jurisdictions.

Alberta RCMP members patrolled roads and highways across the province and laid a total of 4,402 road safety charges including 3,440 aggressive driving charges (including speeding), 106 driving without a seatbelt charges, 105 impaired driving charges and 90 distracted driving charges.