1 Jan 2010

Concern at young drink-driving numbers

12:42 pm on 1 January 2010

Police in Nelson say they're concerned at the number of young people being caught drink driving in the wake of New Year's Eve celebrations.

Checkpoints are situated near camping grounds.

Senior Sergeant Stu Koefoed says at least 20 drink-drive matters have been processed since 7am on Friday, bringing the total for the Nelson Bays region to more than 40 in the past day.