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Drug drivers target of June Bank Holiday road safety campaign

Gardaí have reported a 15% rise in the number of people arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), which includes alcohol or drugs or a combination of both, in the first four months of this year. There were 2,694 arrests from January to April, up from 2,343 in the same period last year.

According to the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS), 43% more blood and urine samples have been received for alcohol and drugs testing from January to April.

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Source: Irish Examiner, 28th May 2019

Posted by drugs.ie on 05/29 at 09:32 AM in
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