Traffic police detect more than 13,000 drunk drivers

Vietnam's Traffic Police Department (C08) this morning informed that traffic police forces detected 13,642 violations of unsafe driving during three recent weeks of implementing a nationwide intensive campaign for handling drug and alcohol concentration violations. 
Police officer tests blood alcohol level of a driver
Police officer tests blood alcohol level of a driver

Of which, more than 13,000 drivers violated alcoholic levels exceeding the permitted limit and 165 cases were positive for the drug. The violators were fined up to more than VND44 billion (nearly US$2 million), more than 7,000 driver's licenses were revoked and over 13,000 vehicles were seized.

Especially, road traffic and expressway patrol teams detected and made records for handling 25 drug-positive drivers and 41 drivers for blood alcohol content violations. 

The traffic police will strictly handle illegal street racing.
The violators were mostly detected between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

From now to the end of the year, the traffic police nationwide will mobilize forces to patrol and strictly handle the blood alcohol- level and drug-positive violations, notably overloaded vehicles and illegal street racing

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