With the region in the grip of a heatwave, many people are tempted to have an alcoholic drink.
But many are unaware of the fact they may still be over the drink drive limit if they choose to drive the following day.
A campaign urging motorists to think about whether they are fit to drive has been launched by Wokingham Borough Council.
Sussex Police have arrested over 140 people in suspicion of drink and drug driving, which has gone up from last year.
The annual summer drink drive campaign which took place in June saw the police carry out 3748 breath tests as opposed to last year where 2177 people were stopped.
In 2012, Sussex Police launched a text number (65999) which allows people to report anyone who they think might be drink or drug driving in Sussex.
Reports can be sent through with the vehicle's make, model, colour and number plate as well as the time and date they were on the road.
Kent Police have been breath testing motorists across the county in an attempt to catch people driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The static road checks are continuing to be carried out as part of the forces Summer Drink, Drug and Drive Campaign.
Police in Hampshire have arrested three hundred and seventy one people within the first two months of the force’s summer drink-drive campaign.
It's a twenty per cent reduction on last year.
Two hundred and seventy one people were charged with driving under the influence, forty eight have been bailed pending further enquiries and fifty two have been released with no further action.
Three hundred and thirteen of those arrested were men, fifty eight were women.
The youngest person arrested was sixteen years old and the oldest was seventy six.
A Lithuanian lorry driver was banned from the road for drink-driving just two hours after being charged because he appeared at a fast-track virtual court. Romualdas Rocys, 48, was stopped at the Port of Dover on Tuesday evening. Security staff had seen his lorry being driven erratically.