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A traffic complaint on Highway 401 has led to a man being charged with impaired driving.

Officers from the Northumberland OPP responded to a traffic complaint on Saturday, March 30 at around 11:30 p.m.

Police were informed about a dark coloured Honda sedan driving in an aggressive manner and stopping in a live eastbound lane near Lyle Street in Alnwick-Haldimand Township.

Adam James Blackwood, 39, of Clarington was arrested and charged with operation while impaired — alcohol and drugs, and operation while impaired — blood-alcohol concentration (80-plus).

He is scheduled to appear in Cobourg court on May 1.

The Northumberland OPP is reminding drivers that highway safety is a shared responsibility.

If you choose to consume alcohol or drugs, police encourage you to plan ahead to ensure that you and others that may be travelling our roadways arrive home safely.

Source: Northumberland News