The Malta Independent 25 April 2018, Wednesday

Over 1,800 vehicles stopped by police, no one caught driving under the influence

Monday, 1 January 2018, 11:44 Last update: about 5 months ago

Nine people were booked for driving without a valid license last night, and 15 were fined for not wearing a seat belt but none of the 1,832 drivers stopped for an inspection were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol, the police said in a statement.

Several police sections were involved in the overnight inspections, including the traffic section, the Administrative Law Enforcement section and the K9 section.

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Vehicle control checks were carried out in several locations, including Baħar iċ-Ċaghaq, Burmarrad, Santa Luċija, Għaxaq, l-Senglea, Cospicua, Luqa, Mosta, Naxxar, Iklin, Marsascala, Salini and Paceville.

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