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More than 200 people were arrested by Kent Police as part of the force’s anti drink/drug drive campaign.
In the month to January 1st, 211 failed roadside breath tests. Down from 222 last year.
One 47-year-old man was found more than five times over the legal limit following an incident in Minster.
He an gave a breath test of 148 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.
He was later disqualified from driving for 29 months and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.
On average one person is killed on Kent’s roads each week. Statistics show that one in six of those deaths involves someone driving under the influence of drink or drugs.