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Police arrest more than 200 people in drink-driving sting

Police breathalysed drivers at night and in the morning.

Police breathalysed drivers at night and in the morning.

The number of people caught drink-driving on North Lancashire’s roads has fallen.

Results of the annual Christmas police campaign show that countywide, 221 motorists were caught in December - down from 281 in 2012.

In North Lancashire, 33 drivers failed or refused roadside breath tests when stopped by officers last month, compared with 47 the previous December.

Police carried out 17,400 tests during the month, fewer than the 18,964 conducted during the 2012 campaign.

 

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