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Drink Drive Deaths Up 45% In Two Years

Feb 18, 2019Comments off

The number of people killed in road accidents where the driver was over the drink drive limit has risen 45% in two years. Provisional figures

90% of the UK public would support breathal...

Dec 04, 2018Comments off

The UK’s biggest online garage and car repair marketplace has revealed that 90% of drivers would support a breathalyser installed in cars to prevent drink

Drivers Three Times More Likely To Be Breat...

Dec 03, 2018Comments off

As the countdown to Christmas begins, drivers are being warned they are nearly three times more likely to be breathalysed in December than a normal

Lower drink-driving limit has ‘little eff...

Oct 08, 2018Comments off

The reduction in Scotland’s drink-driving limit has had little effect on the level of deaths and accidents on the nation’s roads, according to a new

Government Drink Drive Campaign Budget Slas...

Oct 02, 2018Comments off

Nearly 4,000 drivers involved in an accident failed a breath test in 2017, according to Department for Transport (DfT) statistics released last week. But the

Mothers given back-to-school alcohol warnin...

Sep 10, 2018Comments off

As many as 200,000 mothers could be driving their children to school with alcohol in their system, new analysis suggests. Government figures analysed by breathalyser manufacturer

GEM urge drives to avoid driving & dri...

Aug 21, 2018Comments off

Road safety & breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist says the recently announced rise in drink-drive road casualties underlines the importance for all drivers and riders

Drink drivers face swifter justice with new...

Jun 12, 2018Comments off

Drink drivers are to face swifter justice thanks to new roadside breathalyser technology that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof. Mobile evidential breath tests

Motorists Disagree With The Drink Driving S...

Dec 15, 2017Comments off

Nearly two thirds of motorists (63%) don’t agree with the Government’s strategy to tackle drink driving, new research has found.

Christmas drink-drive drop ‘encouragi...

Jan 27, 2014Comments off

Overall, 6,550 people were arrested in the month-long police campaign over Christmas and New Year – 573 less than in 2012

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