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12% Increase in Drink or Drug Driving

Over One Thousand Motorists Banned from Driving Since January

Thursday 6th June

The number of people taken off the roads because of drink or drug-driving increased by 12 percent last year.

The Courts Service says 3-thousand 845 motorists were disqualified due to these offences in 2018 – up more than 400 on 2017.

A further 1-thousand 400 motorists were banned in the first four months of this year.