Ten Arrested On Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

August 5, 2019 | 4 Comments

Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving during the past holiday weekend.

A police spokesperson said, “Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving over the Cup Match holiday weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in eight parishes from the evening of Thursday, August 1st until the evening of Sunday, August 4th.

“There are no road sobriety checkpoints scheduled for this coming weekend. However, members of the public are urged not to drive, ride or operate a boat under the influence – for their own safety and that of all road users as well as those navigating our waters.”

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  1. rodney smith says:

    Where does the blame fall on the police ? You have “powers ” over the establishments that sell alcohol , but yet still groceries stores still sell miniatures .By law it’s your job to police this , but it still goes on . Recently , we had the Chief Magistrate removed from the head of the Alcohol Authority .I did not hear a out cry from the police . In fact the Head of the New Authority seems to want to make it easier to get temporary licenses . So we make it easier for people to find and buy alcohol , but just make it illegal for them to drive ! Now who is this helping, the police to find more work to do , or the bars to sell more alcohol ? It’s certainly not helping the people who need help . We already have over 258 establishments that sell alcohol as of 2015 .Bermuda sells and consumes more alcohol per person than anywhere else on the face of the earth . And the authorities still don’t think that we have a problem ! Bermudians love to drink . We need a Alcohol Commission in Bermuda .

  2. Triangle Drifter says:

    We had the biggest drinking weekend of the year & only 10 get caught DUI. Something wrong here?

  3. Andrew says:

    There is no blame to place on the police. Blame the legislators who can’t seem to regulate the taxi industry with any degree of usefulness.

    • sage says:

      The police can’t do a good job because of lack of regulations for taxis?

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