Coffs second worst drink-drivers in NSW

COFFS Harbour has been outed as the second worst location for drink drivers in NSW.

Police figures show 160 drink-driving offences were recorded in the city in 2015-16, behind only Byron Bay (185), but ahead of Port Macquarie (154), Dubbo (136) and Albury (122).

The top 10 locations were all regional areas, highlighting drink-driving as a major issue for officers patrolling the bush.

Police conducted more than six million random breath tests in the year ending June 30, resulting in 18,563 charges being laid.


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