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Drink/driving arrests top 200 in latest crackdown

MORE than 230 motorists in Avon and Somerset were arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving last month.

Police officers have made more the arrests as part of the annual Operation Tonic that runs throughout December.

A spokesperson said on social media: “Drink/drug driving kills.

“We’ve made over 230 drink/drug drive arrests this month.

“Officers will patrol and roadside test over New Year to keep roads safe.

“Report offenders to us on 101, via our website or via Crimestoppers.

“If it’s happening now, call 999.”

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