Alcohol contributes to less than 3% of easter traffic offences

Statistics from Botswana Police Traffic Department says less than 3 percent of the 2015 Good Friday/Easter Holidays traffic offences are attributed to drinking and driving.

According to the statistics released by Botswana Police Traffic Department after the Good Friday/Easter holidays, out of 6,637 total traffic offences recorded during this period, 190 or 2.8 % of the offences were attributed to drunken driving.

While the number of drunken driving continue to be less than those who are over speeding, driving without licenses and other offences, Botswana Alcohol Industry Association (BAIA) remains concerned about drivers who continue to drive while above the permissible limit of alcohol content in the body.

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