In the first 16 days, their officers carried out 463 breath tests, resulting in 149 arrests. Almost a third of drivers stopped returned a positive test or refused/failed the test. 17 drivers tested positive for drink or drugs following a collision, while 132 were caught by officers at drink and drug drive check sites or while on patrol.
The Police campaign began on 1st December and will run for a month.
Anyone caught drink or drug driving faces a driving ban of at least a year, plus a fine, or community penalty, or even prison in some cases.
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