Drink-drug driving: police appeal

Police issue warning on driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.
Police issue warning on driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.

Police have confirmed that 32 people have been arrested in the North-east this month for driving under the influence of drink or drugs.

During the past weekend 13 drivers were arrested with seven involved in collisions. No one was seriously injured.

The ages of those arrested this month ranged from 19 to 75 from various communities across the region including Banchory, Bridge of Don, Elgin, Ellon, Forres, Fraserburgh and Stonehaven.

Several drivers appeared in court from custody, others were released on an undertaking to appear in court in the near future.

Police Scotland have renewed their appeal to motorists not to drive if they have consumed alcohol or drugs.