Drug Driving

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Crimestoppers: Rising threat of drug drivin...

Dec 15, 2021Comments off

Independent charity Crimestoppers, in partnership with D.tec International, has launched a new national campaign to target those who get behind the wheel and drug drive.

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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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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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GEM expresses concern over Britain’s drug...

Mar 02, 2021Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried about inconsistencies in

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Police forces crackdown on festive drink &#...

Jan 18, 2021Comments off

Police forces across the UK have started publishing the results of festive campaigns which targeted those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Police step up drink and drug drive enforce...

Dec 07, 2020Comments off

Police chiefs have warned that anyone getting behind the wheel ‘after a festive drink or two’ faces the prospect of ending up behind bars this

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Drug driving charges surge 125%

Oct 01, 2020Comments off

The number of drug driving charges has risen by 125% to record levels in the last year. The significant rise in the number of charges

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Drink or drug driving results in Scotland d...

Jul 27, 2020Comments off

Police Scotland has credited intelligence led tactics after one in 28 drivers stopped during its summer campaign were found to be breaking drink or drug

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Stakeholders shocked by surge in drug drive...

Jul 20, 2020Comments off

A leading supplier of drug driver testing equipment says the latest drug drive stats make for ‘shocking’ reading. The stats – supplied by D.tec International, which

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Disappointing festive drink & drug fig...

Jan 20, 2020Comments off

Approximately one in 15 drivers stopped by Police Scotland over the festive period tested positive for alcohol or drugs. The force’s festive drink and drug