Drunk Driving: Police Keep Watching
31 Décembre 2012 - The Défi Media Group
"Zero tolerance! "The word is past. Since December 15, until 5 January, the police are strict controls on the roads throughout the island. In this festive period, there are many officers of the regular police, the Traffic Branch and colleagues from the Road Safety Unit (RSU) to post at strategic points to ensure grain.
As we approach the New Year celebrations and multiply the alcohol flows freely at these evenings. Elements of the Traffic Branch, them multiply operations 'Crack Down'. Circulating around nightclubs where alcohol is in abundance, the men in uniform conduct for alcohol on revelers take to the road. These operations are carried out from December 15. This to avoid that people get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Which can have dramatic consequences.
If drinking and driving remains a serious problem in society, the fact remains that the officers have left no chance to those who violate the rules of the road. Targeted exercises are also developed. The goal is to reduce the number of motorists who do not respect the speed limit. Throughout the period of the festivities, thousands of police are called in on the road.
Thus, those who are accustomed to the comfort of offices can be found on this occasion, patrolling the streets, ensuring the smooth running of things. The main reason being to highlight the visibility of law enforcement officers to deter any action deemed inappropriate or illegal. In shopping centers, banks and other places vulnerable to crimes of all kinds, there is a greater presence of police.