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If you’re planning a drink to toast England’s World Cup games this month, the message from police is leave your car keys at home.
Devon and Cornwall Police has launched its annual drink and drug driving summer campaign aimed at reducing the number of road traffic collisions across the region where drink or drugs is a factor.
Police officers will be out in force throughout June and the rest of the summer cracking down on those drinkers who decide to put their own and other road users’ lives at risk by getting behind the wheel.
In an EXCLUSIVE Heart spent the night with traffic officer James Gould on patrol in Torquay:
Officers will also be checking those who might be impaired by drugs, with the clear message, if you’re not fit to drive, then don’t even think about it.
Police have already held checks in Plymouth, Kingsbridge and Torquay. The first vehicle they stopped at three in the afternoon the driver was double the legal limit.
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