Chinese Police: Over 90,000 Drunk Driving Incidents During Euro Cup

Chinese Police: Over 90,000 Drunk Driving Incidents During Euro Cup
Jul 14, 2016 By eChinacities.com

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The Ministry of Public Security reported on Monday that Chinese police had launched an investigation of drunk driving incidents during the Euro Cup from June 11 to July 11. During this period, 447,000 drivers were pulled over and inspected for drunk driving. 92,000 Chinese received DUIs during the Euro Cup. 12,000 of were classified as very intoxicated when tested.

There were five deaths in car accidents caused by drunk driving. The number of car accidents due to drunk driving fell by 48.1% compared to the same period last year, and the number of deaths fell by 52.3%.

Drunk drivers were caught in the early morning as well as in the evening. 30,000 DUIs were given from 22:00 to 6:00. 3,706 were caught driving from 6:00-9:00, still drunk from the previous night, an increase of 51% from the previous year.

Source: thepaper.cn

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Keywords: drunk driving Chinese police Euro Cup

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Lord_hanson
comment|72329|279026

So 1 in every 4 drivers is drunk in china.

Jul 19, 2016 01:49 Report Abuse

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bfconnelly
comment|72333|234453

45/9=5?

Jul 19, 2016 18:47 Report Abuse

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retiredinchina
comment|72297|1628124

In a country were their football ability skills suck, amazing. Everybody needs an unreachable dream I suppose.

Jul 15, 2016 10:37 Report Abuse

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Guest388182
comment|72294|43131

nice to know a quarter of all drivers are smashed at all times of the day and night...

Jul 15, 2016 05:58 Report Abuse

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Guest2503130
comment|72272|278125

Drunken football thugs endangering people happens on a worldwide scale :/

Jul 14, 2016 21:20 Report Abuse

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retiredinchina
comment|72299|1628124

Not in america.

Jul 15, 2016 10:38 Report Abuse