Drink driving arrests - 594/13
Dated: 19 Aug 2013
Date of request: 01/08/2013
Date of response: 14/08/2013
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What were the top ten days where drink driving arrests were made in 2012 and how many arrests were made on each day within your police authority?
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Below are the dates when there were most arrests and summons for drink driving offences for 2012.
|8th April 2012||15|
|18th March 2012||14|
|12th August 2012||10|
|25th February 2012||10|
|10th March 2012||10|
|5th May 2012||10|
|21st October 2012||10|
|26th May 2012||9|
|14th July 2012||9|
Northumbria Police are currently running a campaign reminding motorists not to drink and drive, which you may find of interest.
I have provided the relevant link below.
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