20 Jan '12, 12pm

Don't drink and drive: Police round up drink drivers

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested 10 drink drivers in a four-hour island-wide operation between midnight and 4am on Friday. The drivers were arrested at road blocks set up along Braddell Road, Fort Road, Loyang Avenue, Outram Road, Republic Boulevard, Sims Way, Upper Bukit Timah Road and Yishun Avenue. In the course of the operation, Traffic Police administered the breathalyser test to 63 motorists. Ten of them aged between 28 and 54 years failed the test and were arrested for drink-driving. The highest breathalyser result clocked was 83 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, more than two times the prescribed legal limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. Police remind drivers that drink drivers, on conviction, will be disqualified from driving for at least 12 months. They may lose their driving licences and have to retake the theo...

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