drink-driving

drink driving

Government urged to review drink driving ap...

Feb 01, 2021No Comments

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’.

alcohol

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

drink & drug

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

Drink Drive

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

Breathalysers

Breathalysers must be available in all new ...

Nov 21, 2019Comments off

Breathalysers must be able to be fitted into all new cars from 2022 following a landmark decision by the European Council. The technology, that could prevent drink-drivers from starting

Drink Drive: Fatalities up 25%

Aug 29, 2019Comments off

A Government report published yesterday (28 August 2019)* shows that the number of people killed in road accidents where the motorist was over the drink

Drink Drive

‘Decisive action’ needed to sto...

Aug 27, 2019Comments off

More than 5,000 people have been caught drink-driving on at least two occasions in the past four years, new figures show. The DVLA figures, obtained

75% of all EU traffic prosecutions are from...

Aug 13, 2019Comments off

It’s official…  Police in France prosecute more British drivers than any other country! The UK signed up to a scheme in 2017, which allows authorities

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