Three caught drink driving on New Year’s Eve


Three people were caught over the legal alcohol limit driving, the police said on Tuesday.

In a statement, the Police said that the Traffic Branch and the Dog Section carried out road safety operations, where around 558 vehicles were stopped and checked.

The checks were carried out in Baħar iċ-Ċaghaq, Birkirkara, Burmarrad, Mellieħa, Mġarr, Naxxar, Saint Paul’s Bay, Lija, Pembroke, Msida, Saint Julian’s, Qormi, Marsaskala, Tarxien, Żejtun, Luqa, Gudja, Floriana and Paceville.

Other breaches included driving without a valid driving licence, driving without a valid insurance policy, driving without a seat belt, and driving with false number plates.