Drink driving crackdown catches 26 possible drink and drug drivers

14:59 12 June 2012

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THE first week of a drink drive campaign has seen 26 people arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary launched a confidential reporting line has received 26 calls during its first week of operation.

Insp Chris Skepper said: “It is always disappointing to find that some drivers are still flouting the law.

“We will continue our proactive approach by conducting regular stop checks to ensure those people who ignore the law are brought to justice.

“We have also received a number of calls from the public in relation to drink drivers and are currently following up this information.”

The crackdown lasts until the end of June whereas the confidential hotline will be piloted for three months.

Using the 0800 032 0845 number, which is available 24/7, people can get involved in the campaign by supplying police with information about drink and drug drivers.

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