drink driving

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Drink and drug driving in the spotlight as festive season approaches

The period between now and the end of the year is renowned for socialising, meaning the risk of driving while…

Road Safety
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New outdoor campaign aimed at young drivers across Warwickshire

Young drivers across Warwickshire will today start to see a new campaign from road safety project The Honest Truth.  The…

Legislation & Regulation
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Number of breath tests at record low in 2018

According to the annual Police Powers and Procedures Report, 320,988 breath tests were carried out in England and Wales last year…

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Drink drive deaths rise again in 2017

The figures show that between 230 and 270 people were killed in collisions where at least one driver was over…

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Drunk drivers: the good, the bad and the over fifties

1.6 million adults aged over 55 admit to drink driving A further 3.6 million over 55s say they have driven…

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Council employee was caught driving a ride-on lawnmower while 16 times the drug-drive limit

A former council employee admitted driving a ride-on lawnmower while more than 16 times the drug-drive limit after police were tipped off by his supervisor
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France world cup winning captain prosecuted for drink driving

Spurs and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been hit with a £50,000 fine and has been banned from driving for 20months
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Over half of drivers from Northern Ireland admit speeding

Drink driving also remains a significant problem, but are attitudes changing?
Legislation & Regulation
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Drink drive casualties on the rise

Calls to reduce drink driving limits to half a pint, but is it time for zero tolerance?