Bhubaneswar , Sept 7 : The police on Saturday said that as many as 38 people were arrested for drunken driving here in the last 24 hours under the new Motor Vehicles Act.
"Police conducted a statewide drive to detect drunken driving on National Highways and State Highways at 14 Toll gates. 38 drunken drivers were arrested on the first day i.e. September 6 as per the provision of section 185/202 of MV Act," an official release said.
"Such drives will continue to contain and curb drunken driving on Highways," the press note added.