Hyderabad: The Cyberabad police have booked 4,145 drunk driving cases since January this year. Out of these, 2053 cases were against persons between the ages of 21 to 30 years, while 1,364 were against persons between the age of 31 to 40 years. Also, of the 4,145 caught driving under the influence, 662 were convicted.
AGE WISE REPORT FROM 01-Jan-2020 to 24-Feb-2020
The highest number of drunk drivers, 981, was caught by the Madhapur traffic police, followed by Miyapur, 428, and Kukatpally traffic police which caught 683 persons. The Balanagar traffic police caught 288 people for driving under the influence, while the Jeedimetla traffic cops caught 190 drunk drivers, and Alwal caught 312.
Out of the 4,145 persons caught by the Cyberabad traffic police for drunk driving, over 662 were convicted. While the permissible blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit is 30mg/100ml, the highest BAC level, e. 550 mg/100ml, was recorded in Madhapur, Alwal, Kukataplly, and Shamshabad.
Among the cases booked, 2,915 were against drivers of two-wheelers, 973 against four-wheelers, 223 against three-wheelers, and 34 against drivers of heavy vehicles. The top violators were professional drivers with 439 of them caught driving drunk, followed by 399 private employees, and 354 daily wage labourers. The traffic cops also caught 157 I-T employees within the limits of the Cyberabad Commissionerate.
Meanwhile, the police also booked cases against 99 students since the start of this year. The Cyberabad Traffic Police also sent letters to concerned RTAs to revoke the driving licenses of those caught driving drunk. In January alone 790 letters were sent.