West Yorkshire Police catch 30 drink and drug drivers on Mad Friday

A West Yorkshire Police team caught 30 drink and drug drivers in just one day yesterday - on what has become known as Mad Friday.

Saturday, 21st December 2019, 5:18 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st December 2019, 5:20 pm

The Roads Policing Unit (RPU) revealed they had caught "astonishing" number of drivers as part of a December crackdown on drink and drug driving.

So far, 269 drivers have been arrested since the campaign launched on December 1.

Posting on Twitter, officers from the RPU said: "Day 21 - an astonishing 30! more motorists dealt with for drink or drug driving. Clearly Mad Friday is aptly named."

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So far, 269 drivers have been arrested during a crackdown on drink and drug driving (Photo: WYP)

Last year, West Yorkshire Police made 284 arrests for drink driving and 92 arrests for drug driving throughout December.