In the RM-510 (Calasparra / RM-715), municipality of Calasparra |
The Civil Guard investigates the driver of a van that exceeded nine times the allowed breathalyzer rate
It yielded a result of 1.35 milligrams of alcohol per liter of exhaled air in the two tests, the maximum being 0.15 mg / l.
He is credited with the alleged authorship of two crimes against road safety, for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages and, in turn, for driving without ever obtaining a driving license.
The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia has intercepted in Calasparra the driver of one of an adaptable mixed vehicle that had committed a violation of the General Traffic Regulations, which has finally been investigated for exceeding nine times the maximum breathalyzer rate and for driving lacking of driving license.
The events took place on the RM-510 road, which connects Calasparra with the RM-715 road, the municipality of Calasparra, when a patrol of the Caravaca Traffic Detachment observed, while providing road safety surveillance, that the passenger The right front seat of an adaptable mixed vehicle did not use the seat belt.
Civil guards stopped the vehicle in a safe place and appreciated that its driver appeared clearly revealing behavior of being under the influence of alcoholic beverages and incompatible with driving vehicles.
The civil guards asked the driver of the male vehicle, Spanish, 46 years old and neighbor of Yecla the mandatory documentation and found that it lacked all kinds of administrative authorization that would enable him to drive the vehicle in which he was traveling.
He then underwent the mandatory breathalyzer tests, in which he produced a positive result of 1.35 milligrams of alcohol per liter of exhaled air, in both regulatory tests that were performed, exceeding nine times the maximum allowed rate in this In case of lacking a driving license and equating to a new driver, it is 0.15 mg / liter.
The driver, who was traveling from Calasparra to a nearby site, was investigated as the alleged perpetrator of two crimes against road safety, for driving a motor vehicle or moped without ever obtaining a driver's license or license and for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, by far exceeding the established rates.
The investigator was placed at the disposal of the Court of Instruction of Caravaca de la Cruz to hold the corresponding rapid trial.
Given the high rate of alcohol breathed by the investigated, the vehicle was taken over by a family member who duly qualified, after undergoing the established tests, and verifying that he met the appropriate regulatory conditions to do so, he could continue the projected displacement.
Likewise, the civil guards also filed a complaint, before the Provincial Traffic Department, for not having submitted the vehicle to the periodic technical inspection (ITV).
The offense of driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, with rates higher than 0.60 milligrams / liter, is included in article 379 of the Criminal Code and can be punished alternately with prison sentences of 3 to 6 months, fine of 6 12 months, or work for the benefit of the community from 31 to 90 days and in any case with deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds for more than 1 and up to 4 years.
In turn, the crime of driving a motor vehicle or moped without ever obtaining a driver's license or license is found in article 384 of the Criminal Code and can be punished alternately with prison sentences of 3 to 6 months, a fine of 12 to 24 months, or work for the benefit of the community from 31 to 90 days.
The Civil Guard continues to reiterate its message to those drivers who recklessly and recklessly, despite the campaigns and warnings of the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT), drive after drinking or taking drugs, remembering that, without prejudice to the Systematic performance of ordinary or special preventive controls, which will be increased in the face of Holy Week and Spring Festivities, the mandatory alcohol and drug tests will be carried out on all drivers who are reported for the commission of infractions, involvement in accidents or those others in which its consumption is detected in the course of other surveillance and inspection activities that are carried out.
These actions are intended to raise awareness among citizens of the incompatibility of these substances with driving, given the decline in reflexes and capabilities that control vehicles, and thus ensure road safety on our roads, avoiding, from this form, the production of traffic accidents and the serious consequences, which as in this case could have resulted, appealing to the use of collective means of transport or alternative formulas for these displacements that are not to get behind the wheel in these conditions, especially by of the youngest drivers.
On the other hand, the Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia, wants to call the attention of citizens so that, without hesitation, as in this case, they call 062 or 112, when they encounter irregular situations or maneuvers that give rise to To think that the drivers do it under the influence of drugs or alcohol, in order to be able to adopt the appropriate police measures so that these vehicles are intercepted and checked if their drivers are in the proper conditions to circulate with safety guarantees.
More than 3,000 drivers controlled over the weekend
During the past weekend and in the different alcohol and drug verification devices deployed, the civil guards of the Traffic Group of the Region of Murcia have controlled a total of 3,180 drivers, of which 56 showed positive results in alcohol (1.76%).
Among these, eleven drivers have been arrested / investigated for doing so under the influence of alcohol, which have been brought to justice, and the rest have been reported for administrative infraction (breathalyzer) before the Provincial Traffic Headquarters of Murcia.
Likewise, five drivers who had used drugs or other prohibited narcotic substances were detected.
Source: Ministerio del Interior