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    Cyberabad Traffic Police recently conducted a large-scale drunk driving test in the Cyberabad Commissionerate limits. During the test, over 996 offenders were apprehended for driving under the influence of alcohol, with a focus on curbing drunk driving in the IT corridor, especially during weekends.

    Due to an increase in alcohol-related crashes in Cyberabad, the traffic police have been cracking down on intoxicated drivers. In a recent enforcement drive, 262 offenders were caught on a Saturday night. This marked the third consecutive weekend of such crackdowns, with a total of 996 offenders nabbed in the past three weeks.

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    The police organized a special large-scale drive with 28 teams to monitor drunk driving. While regular checks are conducted, these special drives are held occasionally due to logistical issues. During the recent test, 191 two-wheeler drivers, 11 three-wheeler drivers, 56 four-wheeler drivers, and four heavy vehicle drivers were caught. Twelve offenders had blood alcohol concentrations exceeding the legal limit and will face court proceedings.

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    In previous crackdowns, 385 motorists were caught on June 23 and 349 on June 17. Offenders included drivers of various vehicles, with Madhapur recording the highest number of drunk driving cases. The police are cracking down on both drunk driving and underage drinking, with strict consequences for those found guilty. Offenders could face up to 10 years in jail and fines under relevant sections of the law.

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