alcohol driving under the influence

The Impact of Alcohol on Driving and the Enhanced Police Measures

Driving under the influence of alcohol has severe consequences on driver performance, impairing cognitive abilities, increasing risktaking behavior, slowing reaction times, and compromising vision. It is a major contributor to road fatalities in Europe, with 13.4% of fatal collisions in the past three years attributed to alcoholimpaired driving. In response, the police have implemented an extensive crackdown on drunk driving, including roundtheclock checkpoints across the road network, with the aim of enhancing road safety and reducing fatalities. Additionally, law enforcement officers will be enforcing laws against excessive speeding, distracted driving, and noncompliance with safety measures to promote safer driving practices.