Drivers arrested for drink or drug driving on July weekend
Date of alert:
Monday, 15 August 2022
Wales - South Wales Police
TWELVE drivers were arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving across one weekend in July, Gwent Police have revealed.
Officers will be stopping more vehicles on the roads over the next two weeks as part of a nationwide crackdown on driving under the influence.
During the two-week campaign, officers from the force’s roads policing and specialist operations (RPSO), rural crime, and neighbourhood policing teams will patrol Gwent’s roads, carry out vehicle and driver checks, and deliver a number of educational messages centred around improving road safety.
More than 1,000 people were arrested on suspicion of motoring offences involving driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs between August 1 last year and July 31, 2022.