Cops fined only 156 motorists this year for driving drunk as opposed to 778 in 2020 and 615 in 2017
Traffic cops use a breath analyser on a biker in Dadar East on December 31 night. Pic/Ashish Raje
Mumbai saw a significant drop in the number of drink driving cases on New Year’s Eve with the Mumbai police penalising around 156 motorists this year. This year’s figure was less than those recorded in pre-pandemic years which saw around 500 cases. The number of drink driving cases on New Year’s Eve stood at 615 in 2017, 455 in 2018 and 778 in 2019.