Rise in December drink-drive arrests

NEARLY 200 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Hampshire roads during December.

Latest figures revealed by Hampshire Police show a total of 196 people were arrested for drink-driving offences from December 1 to 29.

Last year 174 people were arrested during the same period – 25 less than this year.

Out of those arrested 167 were men and 29 were women.

The oldest man arrested on suspicion of drink-driving was 82 while the youngest was 17.

In the New Forest nine people were arrested.


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