Co Kildare Garda warns drink and drug driving checkpoints are 'not just at nighttime'

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Co Kildare Garda warns drink and drug driving checkpoints are 'not just at nighttime'
19:54 Wednesday 11th of July 2018

Co Kildare Gardaí are operating drink and drug driving checkpoints at any time of the day or night.

Within the past few days, 11 people have been arrested for drink and drug driving related offences.

Four of the arrests were reported under the limit while seven of the latest arrests have come under over the limit.

Some of the arrests took place at road traffic accidents while others took place at checkpoints.

Athy based Garda Séan O'Mahony says that checkpoints can take place at anytime of the day or night, .

He said: "It is not just at nighttime that Gardaí are checking, people have to be careful."

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