Drink-driving detections over Christmas same as last year despite cold snap

first_img Facebook Facebook The Garda traffic inspector for Donegal said he was extremely disappointed that the number of drink-driving detections over the Christmas period was the same as last year despite treacherous road conditions.Insp Michael Harrison was speaking after figures showed there were 36 detections for suspected drink-driving in the county from December 1st to January 3rd.Over the year, the number of detections for the same offence in Donegal was down 22 per cent on the previous year.Insp Harrison said he had no explanation as to why people continue to drink-drive and drive dangerously, other than people may have had not been able to afford taxis:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/mharr1pm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter News By News Highland – January 7, 2011 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest Drink-driving detections over Christmas same as last year despite cold snap Twitter Google+center_img Previous articleDonegal Ancestry Centre in Ramelton to close today after 30 yearsNext articleGroup of children kick dog to death in Letterkenny News Highland Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey WhatsApplast_img read more