146 charged with driving under the influence

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 20:00

146 persons have been arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offences for the year so far.

That's according to data provided by the Police Service.

According to a release, the Traffic and Highway Branch has tested over 2900 motorists, apart from the 845 voluntary breath tests that was carried out of which 304 persons were found to be over the limit.

With Carnival 2016 at our doorstep, the TTPS is urging all motorists to exercise caution on the nation's roadways and is warning that the police will be out in numbers patrolling.