Drink Drive Campaigns

Figures have been released on the number of arrests made across the Midlands over the festive period for drink driving.

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Lincolnshire drink drive campaign: 100 arrested

100 drivers were arrested during Lincolnshire's drink drive campaign Credit: PA

100 drivers were arrested for drink or drug related offences in Lincolnshire in December.

In the first three days of the campaign eight people were arrested and over the course of the month, an average of three drivers were arrested each day.

Nationally, 25 per cent of all road deaths involves the driver being under the influence of alcohol and 2011 saw the first increase in drink drive collisions since 2002.

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