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Terra Cotta resident facing impaired charges following crash

The incident occurred earlier this week in the rural area
Halton Regional Police file photo

A local man is facing impaired charges following a crash in rural Milton on Monday.

Halton Regional Police Service says its officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of 20 Sideroad and First Line in Milton on Nov. 14.

As a result of an investigation, 36-year-old David McNally of Terra Cotta was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80 mg or more, within two hours.

Police remind local residents that driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress.

Signs of impaired driving include:
    •    Driving unreasonably fast, slow or at an inconsistent speed
    •    Drifting in and out of lanes
    •    Tailgating and changing lanes frequently
    •    Making exceptionally wide turns
    •    Changing lanes or passing without sufficient clearance
    •    Overshooting or stopping well before stop signs or stop lights
    •    Disregarding signals and lights
    •    Approaching signals or leaving intersections too quickly or slowly
    •    Driving without headlights, failing to lower high beams or leaving turn signals on
    •    Driving with windows open in cold or inclement weather.