Eight vehicles were also seized
Gardaí in Kildare says they conducted a series of checkpoints overnight as part of the Christmas and New Year Road Safety initiative.
Four people were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Eight vehicles were also seized under the Road Traffic Act as part of Operation Surround.
38 Fixed Charge Penalty Notices were issued for various offences, including unaccompanied learner drivers, and driving with no tax or insurance.