Speeding drivers are slow to learn
Out of 1115 random breath tests, only six drink-drivers were arrested, and six tickets were issued to people for not wearing seatbelts. Police said 28 other traffic-related infringements were issued.
Tweed/Byron police caught 32 drink-drivers over the long weekend.
They also reported 61 speeding offences and 20 seatbelt offences in the region.
P-platers and one learner driver were among those caught drink-driving as police carried out 1632 breath tests across the Tweed-Byron region. The blood-alcohol limit for learner and probationary drivers is zero.
One young driver returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.10 in Murwillumbah on Saturday night.