Police confiscate driving licences during alcohol and drug checks in Brussels
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Police confiscate driving licences during alcohol and drug checks in Brussels

A police campaign found that less people drive under the influence of alcohol. Credit: Pixabay.

Police confiscated nine driving licences on Saturday night and in the early hours of Sunday morning during an operation in Brussels that involved testing drivers for drugs and alcohol.

The Ixelles police zone carried out the operation at Bois de la Cambre and in Laeken.

The police tested 1,089 drivers. 45 individuals tested positive for drugs or alcohol.

Nine driving licences were immediately confiscated.

Evie McCullough
The Brussels Times