Drink or Drug driving (202A/21 )
- Number of arrests for S4 (1) (2) RTA 88 (Driving or attempting to drive or in charge of a motor vehicle, whilst unfit through drink or drugs).
- Number of persons charged for S4 (1) and (2) RTA 88.
For points 1 and 2 this is for the period from 01.01.10 to 31.12.20 broken down into calendar years.
- Number of arrests for S5a RTA 88 (Driving or attempting to drive or in charge of a motor vehicle with a specified controlled drug in the blood or urine in excess of the specified limit for that drug).
- Number of persons charged for S5a RTA 88.
For points 3 and 4 this is for the period from 02.03.15 to 31.12.20 again broken down into calendar years.
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