Drunk driving

Woman hit, dragged in alleged drunk driving accident

East Sepik provincial police commander, Robert Gesa, said the vehicle, identified as a LandCruiser 10-seater, had gone off-road and was driving in the opposite direction when it hit the deceased in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Although reports are still sketchy, the PPC said police gathered that the driver had gone off-road while travelling from Wewak to the airport.

PPC Gesa said the vehicle hit the woman just outside the airport car park and dragged her body a little distance away from the airport exit car park.

Cop arrested for drunk driving

East New Britain Provincial Police Commander, Joseph Tabali said this after a police officer was charged for drunk driving, causing damage to property along the Malangunan Road in Rabaul, East New Britain Province.

The incident took place around 10pm on the 9th of December, 2017.

PPC Tabali said the officer was driving a Toyota Hilux that belonged to the provincial government, owned by the Rabaul District and allocated to the president of Kabiu LLG.

The policeman charged has been identified as 42 year old, Senior constable, Ukies Kibale, from Simbu province.

No tolerance for drunk driving: NCD Police

This was reiterated by NCD Superintendent for Operations, Michael Tilae.

“This is a straight warning to those people who like drinking on moving vehicles around the city.”

Police will be targeting this area very carefully during random road blocks and vehicles checks.

Tactical road blocks will be set up in critical areas considering that no liquor ban has been imposed in the nation’s capital.

“Police will make sure that road blocks are set purposely to make the roads safer for the drivers, pedestrians and commuters to move around in the city.”

Virtual reality video simulates drink driving car crash

The four-minute video shows the collision of three cars, with viewers able to see it from 360 degrees.

Some road safety charities said it helped to show the dangers of drink driving, but others said it could have been more powerful.

Unlike some VR apps which put people in charge of the simulated experience, the viewer is not driving the car.