Drink-driving, speeding cases doubled this New Year’s Eve as compared to 2016

The traffic police had deployed teams at 433 checkpoints, out of which 125 points were set up with a special focus on drink-driving.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: On Monday 16,720 motorists and riders were issued tickets in Delhi for violating traffic rules. Out of these, drink-driving cases were around 1,752 almost double of 2016 when 889 out of 13,260 motorists and riders pulled over for violating traffic rules, were caught drink driving on New Year’s Eve.

Apart from fines under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, many drivers’ driving licences were suspended for at least three months under the Supreme Court’s order for certain offences.

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