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Is NOBODY Listening to the message ??
Written by Blair Carter
It seems not....
Four weeks in, Durham RIDE has nabbed 84 drunk drivers.
DURHAM -- Several novice drivers were among those found to have been drinking and driving as Durham police continued their 2010 Festive RIDE campaign for the fourth week.Another 19 people were arrested for impaired driving during the week, bringing to 84 the number of people charged with drinking and driving during the annual campaign.
After the fourth week of last year's RIDE effort, 81 impaired charges had been laid.Among those cited were eight G1 and G2 novice drivers who were found to be breaching their no-alcohol restriction, police said. Two novice drivers had their licenses suspended for 24 hours, while two other drivers under 22 were also given suspensions During week four, Durham officers stopped 1,530 vehicles and administered 94 roadside breath tests. Of those drivers, 19 were found to be over the legal blood-alcohol limit and another 25 had their licenses suspended for registering a warning level.