511 jinqabdu jsuqu fis-sakra f’erba’ snin

Ftit aktar minn ħames mitt sewwieq li għamlu t-test tan-nifs, instab li kienu qegħdin isuqu taħt l-effett tal-alkoħol fuq perjodu ta’ erba’ snin. Dan joħroġ minn preżentazzjoni li saret mill-Imħallef Consuelo Scerri Herrera waqt konferenza li ttratat is-sewqan taħt l-effett tax-xorb mill-Assoċjazzjoni tal-Assigurazzjoi f’Malta. Miċ-ċifri ppreżentaturi joħroġ li fl-2016 saru l-akbar ammont ta’ testijiet tan-nifs […]

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Misconception on breathalyser tests, police need more training – judge

Tests taken ‘too late’ Traffic police tasked with conducting breathalyser tests on those suspected of driving under the influence of drink need more training to know when they can test drivers, a judge said on Friday. Speaking at a conference on drink-driving on Friday, organised by the Malta Insurance Association, Madam Justice Consuelo Scerri Herrera […]

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700 guilty of driving while drunk between 2009-2016

1,149 drivers tested positive in test Just over 700 motorists were found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol after more than 1,000 tested positive in breathalyser tests between 2009 and 2016, official data shows. According to figures supplied by the police, 702 people were found guilty after being arraigned for driving under the […]

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