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Seoul, when quarantine measures are eased, there has been a trend of increasing drunk traffic accidents. Recently, the business hours in the metropolitan area have increased to 10 p.m., and the police have started to crack down on drinking.

Only 22 cases were caught last night.

Reporter Choi Sun-gil covered the crackdown.

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(23rd) night, a man was caught at the intersection of Sinsa Station in Seoul, 30 minutes after the crackdown began.

After getting on and off with the police officer for nearly 10 minutes, I blew the breathalyzer.

The license was suspended at 0.048% of blood alcohol content, but the police said it was unlicensed.

Another vehicle suspected of drunk driving refused to comply with the crackdown and fled, and a woman caught around 10:50 p.m. at the end of the crackdown came out with 0.094%, far exceeding the license revoked level of 0.08%.

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Seoul Police Agency announced last night that as a result of the Japanese crackdown, 22 cases were detected, including 8 cases of license cancellation and 14 cases of suspension.

According to the analysis of No. 3, when the quarantine measures were eased last year, the police said that drunk driving accidents in Seoul increased from 14% to 26% for two weeks from the time of the relief.

The police explained that drinking accidents are expected to increase again as the opening hours of restaurants in the metropolitan area have increased by one hour from the 15th to 10:00 pm.

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of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency has maintained social distancing, because Corona 19 Also, he said that drunk driving is not decreasing significantly, and that it will continue the crackdown on drunk driving twice a week until next month, including investigating whether or not to assist passengers.