Drink Driving

Drink driving offences could now land you a...

Aug 01, 2022Comments off

The Highway Code has been updated following a change in the law that affects the sentences for some driving offences. The updated penalties include causing

FORS introduces new policies for drink ...

Jul 11, 2022Comments off

Companies signed up to the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) must now have policies in place to ensure their drivers are not impaired through drink

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Police Scotland launch drink drive blitz

Jul 04, 2022Comments off

With Police Scotland set to launch their Summer drink drive campaign on Monday (July 4), latest figures show that ‘driving under the influence’ (DUI) is

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Alcohol and drug misuse – is it time to t...

Oct 19, 2021Comments off

The full implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will take many more months, if not years, to play out. One of the many worrying consequences is

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Drunken lorry driver jailed after 20-mile p...

Sep 29, 2021Comments off

A drunken lorry driver, who celebrated getting his driving job by drinking a quarter bottle of whisky and then led police on a 20-mile chase

Driver of crashed Freightroute truck that b...

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

A Freightroute truck was crashed by a drunken lorry driver who was four times over the limit, according to Durham Police. The crash took place

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Northern Ireland moves to tackle drink driv...

Jul 12, 2021Comments off

The Northern Irish Government has announced a change to legislation which will automatically offer those convicted of drink drive offences the opportunity to undertake rehabilitation

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Use alcohol interlocks to cut drink driving

Mar 26, 2021Comments off

The UK Government should introduce alcohol interlocks (“alcolocks” as soon as possible for drivers convicted of drink driving. This would reduce the high level of

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Drink-drive deaths climb to 10-year high

Feb 15, 2021Comments off

Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. The figures show between 240 and

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Government urged to review drink driving ap...

Feb 01, 2021Comments off

A new report is urging the Government to carry out a ‘major’ review into drink driving, after concluding the current system is ‘no longer adequate’.