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."

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