Garda drink-driving statistics for Carlow show there were over 700 drivers tested last month

A total of 14 persons were arrested for drink-driving

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A lot of Garda activity in Carlow

Garda drink-driving statistics for Carlow show there were over 700 drivers tested last month, members of Carlow's Joint Policing Committee were told on Monday. 

Figures for January show there were 273 crime checkpoints conducted across the county and 59 Mandatory Alcohol Testing Checkpoints were held.

A total of 733 drivers were tested with 14 persons arrested for drink-driving and 25 vehicles seized under Section 41 of the Road Traffic Act (no insurance or tax).