GNR Operation Baco aimed against those driving under the influence of alcohol and psychotropic substances

On 10th August 2014 from 00h00 and 07h00 the GNR conducted Operation Baco aimed against those driving under the influence of alcohol and psychotropic substances and the fight against crime. 

The areas where the operation took place were roads where there is a high risk of road accidents especially those accessing nightlife establishments. As a result of the operation 115 were arrested for drunk driving in access of 1.20g/l.

For records of the first half of this year, 11 711 drivers with higher rate of alcohol were detected when permitted by law, of whom 4603 had a blood alcohol equal / greater than 1.20 g / l. Overall this is  3897 less than the same period last year, and 1608 less in respect of those over 1.20g/l.  Concerning driving under the influence of drugs 56 drivers were arrested in the first 6 months of 2014 12 more than in the same period of 2013


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