By Amanda Guerra | CBS Radio


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NORTH AMERICA (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s that time of year when holiday parties ramp up, and thus so do police cracking down on drunk drivers.

But one department on Prince Edward Island, in Canada, is taking it a step further.

The Kensington Police Service is threatening that anyone who is arrested for a DUI will be forced listen to Nickelback on the way to the slammer.

On the department’s Facebook page, officers posted a picture of the 90’s band’s album, “Silver Side Up,” and included with the following message:

Kensington Police Drinking and Driving Gift Christmas Bonus Edition

So, the Holiday Season is upon us and that means more social events, staff parties and alcohol based libations. Now, Because of that fact, it logically means more people need to plan their nights driving duties. To save any problems at the end of the night, know ahead of time who is the Designated Driver. Write down the number to a cab company or plan to stay over at friends. Anything and everything you can do to eliminate the chances of drinking and driving. 

Now, with that being said, know that the Kensington Police Service will be out for the remainder of year looking for those dumb enough to feel they can drink and drive. And when we catch you, and we will catch you, on top of a hefty fine, a criminal charge and a years driving suspension we will also provide you with a bonus gift of playing the offices copy of Nickelback in the cruiser on the way to jail. 

Now, now, no need to thank us, we figure if you are foolish enough to get behind the wheel after drinking then a little Chad Kroeger and the boys is the perfect gift for you. 

So please, lets not ruin a perfectly good unopened copy of Nickelback. You don’t drink and drive and we won’t make you listen to it. 

The post so far has garnered thousands of shares and hundreds of comments on Facebook.

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