Drink driving

Police arrest drink and drug drivers across...

Dec 12, 2023Comments off

Warwickshire Police are continuing to increase their patrols across the county to target and arrest suspected drink and drug drivers over Christmas and the New

French drink drive limit is lower than England

French police 20 times more likely to breat...

Aug 22, 2023Comments off

British motorists are being warned they are TWENTY times more likely to be breathalysed in France than in the UK. The gendarmes tested 109 drivers

Smashed car

Drink-drive casualty figures ‘very co...

Jul 31, 2023Comments off

New figures show the number of people killed in drink-drive collisions in 2021 reached a 12-year high. Published by the DfT, the data shows that

Breath tests plunge to record low

Nov 21, 2022Comments off

Roadside breath tests have slumped to their lowest level on record. Data published recently shows that in 2021 just 224,162 motorists were breathalysed by Police

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

Driver being breathalysed

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

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

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

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

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