Traffic police in Iran.
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Boredom driving Iran's drivers to drugs and alcohol

Tehran's police chief says that a quarter of the city's reckless drivers stopped by the authorities in May were under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

The city's traffic police have launched a new scheme to tackle the problem.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Ali Hamedani.

  • 27 Jun 2012