“More than 340 drivers were arrested for drink or drug driving during West Yorkshire Police’s festive crackdown.
In total from 1 December, 2020, to 1 January, 2021, there were 164 arrests for drink driving,156 arrests for drug driving and 21 people arrested failed to provide. Of these arrests, 121 were in Leeds district, 73 were in Bradford district, 65 were in Wakefield district, 36 were in Kirklees and 37 were in Calderdale. The youngest person arrested was 16 and the oldest person arrested was 81.
In addition to increased enforcement action on the county’s roads, West Yorkshire Police ran an awareness campaign throughout the month highlighting the potential cost of getting behind the wheel after drinking or taking drugs. This included a video from showing the impact that drink and drug driving can have on your ability to drive.”
Learn more from West Yorkshire Police (UK, January 2021)