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Over 200 civil servants found violating alcohol limit

A crackdown on driving under the influence of alcohol found 232 violations by officials, public servants, or civil servants.

Restaurants, pubs hit by alcohol control campaign

Many hotpot and barbecue restaurants in Hanoi have lost customers since mid-February after the Hanoi Police’s campaign set up checkpoints to handle alcohol content violations.

Drink-driving minibus driver stopped with 16 passengers, including children

The driver, Nguyen Thanh H., 56, was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.153 mg per litre after being breathalysed. Police seized his vehicle.

Experts call for stricter penalties as drink driving soars over Tet

The maximum punishment for car drivers with alcohol concentration levels exceeding 0.4mg per litre of breath, or 80mg in 100 ml of blood, is a fine of VND40 million (US$1,693) and a two-year suspension of their driving licences.

Police impose stiff penalties on drink driving at Tet

As drink driving is common during the Tet holiday, the Ministry of Public Security has directed traffic police to strictly handle drunk drivers to ensure traffic safety across the country.