Woman among 9 charged under new drink-driving law

NINE individuals, including a woman, were among the first in the country to be charged in the magistrates’ court in Johor Baru today under the newly gazetted Road Transport Act (Amendment) 2020, which came into force last Friday. 

All the accused, aged between 25 and 55, were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol exceeding the permitted limit of 50mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood, around Johor Baru between October 23 and 25.

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