Rise in Christmas drink-drive arrests in Sussex
- 11 January 2012
- From the section Sussex
Nearly 200 people were arrested for drinking and driving over the Christmas period in Sussex.
A total of 7,253 were breathalysed between 14 November and 1 January as part of a campaign by Sussex Police.
Officers arrested 192 drivers compared to 176 in the same campaign last Christmas.
Ch Insp Natalie Moloney said: "By drinking or drug driving you are putting yourself and others at risk of serious injury or death."