Because of the Corona, restaurants and bars close at 9 PM, so it seems that some people think there will be no drinking crackdown.
Because of this misunderstanding, drinking accidents increased this year. Our reporters went to the crackdown site, and there were still quite a few people driving cars while drunk.
This is Kim Sang-min.
is a crossroad in Sinsa-dong, Seoul, around 8:30 pm on the 27th.
Traffic police officers in uniforms are cracking down on drinking.
The hand holds a non-contact, rod-shaped detector developed to prevent corona infection.
It is a device that primarily determines whether the driver is drinking alcohol by detecting the alcohol content in the air inside the vehicle.
If alcohol is present in this test, the driver must get out of the car and take a blood alcohol level measurement.
[Police: More, more, more…
[Drinking driver: Oh, I will turn it.] This
is the number of license suspension.
[Drinking driver: I didn't drink much.
I drank two glasses of soju, but this figure comes out.]
After a while, the police officers move to Cheongdam-dong.
A man riding an electric kickboard, which has recently increased in number of users, was caught drinking alcohol.
[0.078 came out.
This is the'license suspension' figure.]
At the same time, near Hongik University in Seoul, the man who admitted to drunk and drove, repeatedly fails to measure.
[Police A: It's not blocking with a tongue.]
[Police B: This can only be
result came after the sixth attempt when a police officer warned that if it was judged as a rejection of the measurement, it could be punished.
This is the number of license cancellations.
[115(0.115) came out, figures.] From
the beginning of this year to the end of October
, the total number
of drunk traffic accidents in Seoul totaled 1,920, up 8.5% from the same period last year.
The police, who saw that there is a widespread misconception that there is no drinking crackdown, said they would continue the crackdown every day until January next year.
We plan to implement an emergency crackdown on hangover driving in the morning and drunk driving during the day.