Snowmobile Safety Week

Alcohol Involved in All 3 Snowmobile Deaths So Far This Year

ORILLIA, ON, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ – With three Ontario snowmobile deaths already on record (in OPP jurisdiction) so far this season, drinking while snowmobiling was one of the topics at hand as the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) kicked off provincial Snowmobile Safety Week at OPP General Headquarters today.

Following the OPP’s investigation, alcohol was found to be involved in all three of the fatal incidents and was the primary cause in two of them. Two of the three victims were not wearing a helmet.

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