The police had nabbed over 300 drunk drivers around the country during the 24 hour period ending at 6 this morning, the police media unit said.
Of the drunk drivers nabbed 268 were three wheel drivers or motorbike riders while there was one bus driver and 48 drivers of other types of vehicles.
The police said that the lone drunk bus driver who was arrested was from Puttalam.
The most number of drunk drivers were nabbed in the Colombo North region, the police media unit said.
The police said that 37 drunk drivers were nabbed in the Colombo North region followed by Elpitiya where the police filed action against 24 drunk drivers.
The police said that drunk drivers not only place their lives at risk but also the lives of others on the road.