Xmas Drink Drive Campaign

Avon and Somerset Police has arrested almost 200 people for drink / drug driving as part of the annual Operation Tonic festive campaign.

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Police launch drink drive campaign

Avon and Somerset Police launch drink drive campaign. Credit: ITV West

The region's police forces are starting their annual campaigns against drink driving. Last Christmas Avon and Somerset Police stopped nearly 12,000 vehicles and 231 people gave positive breath or drug tests.

Officers are calling on people to dial 999 if they see someone getting behind the wheel while under the influence.

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