drink-driving

Worker blowing into a work based breathalyser

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

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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

alcohol interlocks

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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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’.

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Making alcohol look like cigarette packagin...

Nov 24, 2020Comments off

Drink driving related accidents are on the rise. In fact, research has found a 5% increase over the last five years. Here at Leasing Options

Breath tests

Breath tests at lowest level for 18 years

Oct 28, 2020Comments off

Figures released by the Home Office* show that the number of roadside breath tests are at their lowest point since 2002. Just 285,380 roadside breath

drink & drug

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

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carwow: New Year drink driving stats

Dec 19, 2019Comments off

Earlier in the year, carwow sent out a range of ‘Freedom Of Information’ requests to each regional police force within the UK, in order to

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Scots say England should cut Drink Drive li...

Dec 05, 2019Comments off

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the drink drive limit being lowered in Scotland – and 80% of Scots say the rest of the UK