Law enforcement personnel were kept busy over the May long weekend. 

Locally, there were six check stops conducted including Bighorn, Kananaskis, Rocky View County, and the town of Cochrane.

Around 600 vehicles were screened which resulted in 14 impaired drivers being removed from the road.  

Additionally, one motorist was found to be driving with a suspended license and a domestic violence offender was identified and arrested.  

There was also the incident on Friday, May 20 at a check stop on Glenbow Drive in Cochrane that led to an officer being struck by a fleeing vehicle.  

Provincially, Alberta RCMP removed 165 impaired drivers from provincial roads over the Victoria Day weekend. 

There were also 2,804 traffic safety violation tickets issued.  

A total of 1,280 motorists were ticketed for a heavy foot and exceeding the speed limit.  

There were 74 drivers who were caught being distracted and 66 who did not use proper safety restraints.  

From May 16th to the 23rd, there were five motor vehicle collisions resulting in the loss of six lives. Three of the collisions were confirmed to have involved impairment.