Driver stopped by Gardai was six times over the drink driving limit

A driver stopped at the scene of a Road Safety Authority (RSA) advert was found to be six times over the drink driving limit.

Gardai stopped the driver yesterday in Naas, and also found the motorist to be driving with no insurance.

According to Gardai the driver will now face an appearance in court.

The number of arrests for people driving under the influence is 18 per cent higher than last year.

Data on road fatalities from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) shows that each month, there has been more DUI arrests than the previous year.

According to the RSA, there were 4,450 DUI arrests up to June this year, up from 3,787 in 2016.

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