OPP laid fewer impaired driving charges during their annual R.I.D.E. campaign.  Over a 40 day period beginning November 23rd a total of 578 people were charged with impaired.  That’s a drop of 17 percent from last year’s campaign.  Also down significantly were the number of people who were given a warn range suspension.  Last year the number was over 600 but this year 481 suspensions were handed out for a drop of 23 percent.