Police kept busy as Operation Arrive Alive continues

POLICE across the state were kept busy over the weekend catching several drivers allegedly well over the speed limit, drink-driving and driving contrary to licence requirements.

Operation Arrive Alive, a six-week statewide high-visibility traffic and highway patrol operation focussing on reducing road trauma, will run until January 26, 2016.

So far during the operation, which kicked off on December 18, there has been one fatality and 167 major crashes.

Across the weekend 76 drivers were charged with drink-driving offences in NSW and more than 2600 drivers were booked for speeding.



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