Anti Drinking and Driving Law “Lei Seca” Intensifies in Rio

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIR, BRAZIL - Operation Lei Seca (Dry Law or Prohibition) will intensify the activity during the year-end holidays, with 250 agents to be mobilized starting on December 24th, Christmas Eve. Government sources report a total of 134 operations will be carried out - including traffic stop blitzes and educational campaigns - during the holidays of Christmas and New Year's Eve.

The 'dry law' was initially passed in 2008, and changed the acceptable level of alcohol . . .

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