Hampshire Constabulary Operation Holly drink and drug drive prevention

Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police (TVP) arrested a total of 538 people for drink and/or drug-driving during their Christmas campaign.

During the campaign, which ran from December 1, 2016 to January 1, 2017, in Thames Valley 316 arrests were made (325 the previous year), while in Hampshire the figure was 222 (215 last year).

This year saw an increase in the number of arrests (80) for drug-driving across both Force areas – a 63 per cent rise on the figure of 49 for last year’s campaign. 

For more information on the campaign and how to report an impaired driver please follow the link to the Hampshire Constabulary web page