Traffic offence arrests
By Shelley Liddell OFFICERS from the Guardia Civil's regional traffic department had a busy month in August, arresting a total of 189 drivers for various offences.
Of these, 51 were driving without licence and 137 were driving under the influence of alcohol, while one driver was arrested for excessive speeding.
These figures are down by 16% in
comparison with August 2016.
Breaking the arrests down by province, Valencia had 20 drivers without a licence and 86 drunk drivers, Castellon had two without a licence and 17 under the influence, and Alicante had 29 without licences, 34 drunk drivers and one driver who was caught doing 179 km per hour in an 80 km per hour limit zone.