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Almost 700 Drivers Drink & Drug Tested At Massive Kildare Checkpoint.

: 02/13/2020 - 10:50

668 motorists were tested for drink and drugs at a massive High Visibility Checkpoint mount by 3 Kildare Garda units.

It took place the M9 late yesterday.

Aside from Garda units from Naas, Kildare & Leixlip, Health & Safety Authority, Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Customs/Excise, Revenue Officials and Environmental Officers KCC also took part.

3 motorists arrested for drug driving, one of whom driving while disqualified.

He was processed and brought straight to court on foot of two live Bench Warrants.

1 motorist was arrested for drunk driving, 7 vehicles were seized and 40 other road traffic offences were detected.

Image courtesy Kildare Garda Division

 

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