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/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Toronto Hydro sponsoring R.I.D.E. check/

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TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join Toronto Hydro crew members at an impaired driving R.I.D.E. check Monday evening.

Toronto Hydro is sponsoring the R.I.D.E. check to support the Toronto Police Service's efforts to combat impaired driving as, each year, Toronto Hydro responds to a significant number of collision scenes involving drunk drivers hitting hydro poles and streetlights. Crews see the impact it has on people's lives firsthand.

WHO: 

·         Toronto Hydro crew members

·         Toronto Police Services

   

WHAT: 

Toronto Hydro crews will be handing out flashlights during a holiday R.I.D.E. check

   

WHERE:     

Location will be released just prior to the set-up of the R.I.D.E check

   

WHEN:        

Monday, December 12

10 p.m.

   

 

SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation

Image with caption: "Toronto Hydro is encouraging drivers to not drink and drive this holiday season. (CNW Group/Toronto Hydro Corporation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161212_C7173_PHOTO_EN_835543.jpg

For further information: Tori Gass, Media Relations Specialist, Toronto Hydro, 416-903-4037, media@torontohydro.com or Constable Derrick Martin, Toronto Police Services, R.I.D.E. coordinator, 416-808-1954
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