Tirupur: The police have booked 22 persons on the charge of drunken driving during a drive conducted in the district on Saturday and Sunday, in an attempt to bring down accident rate.
The police sources said that a total of 1,721 cases had been filed in the district this year against people, who were found in inebriated state while driving. All of them were two-wheeler riders.
The police also registered five cases of speeding. A total of 20 persons were booked for not having valid driving licence.