Drink driving

Drink driving laws: legal units, plus fines and licence bans
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Drink driving laws: legal units, plus fines and licence bans

Newly released data shows that almost one in five motorists convicted of being over limit are caught the morning after
31 May 2019
Dozens of offences quashed after forensic manipulation
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Dozens of offences quashed after forensic manipulation

More than 10,500 test results under review after ‘most serious breach of forensic science standards in living memory’, says police chief
7 Dec 2018
Ant McPartlin ‘truly sorry’ for drink-driving
Ant McPartlin
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Ant McPartlin ‘truly sorry’ for drink-driving

TV presenter hopes for ‘forgiveness’ after car crash earns £86,000 fine
17 Apr 2018
Air horn harasser finally arrested
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Air horn harasser finally arrested

Man had been waking residents every day at 4am with huge horn - and other tall tales
17 Nov 2016
Road safety minister: 'no plans to change drink-drive limit'
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In Brief

Road safety minister: 'no plans to change drink-drive limit'

Government denies reports England and Wales were considering cutting alcohol limit to follow Scotland
10 Feb 2016
DRINK-DRIVE: limit 'should be halved'
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In Brief

DRINK-DRIVE: limit 'should be halved'

Police Federation calls for tougher rules and warns that women in particular 'aren't getting the message'
19 May 2015
Put alcohol health warnings on bottles, say MPs
Alcohol lines the shelves of an Off-License in Brixton
In Depth

Put alcohol health warnings on bottles, say MPs

Explicit warnings and a lower drink-drive limit to tackle alcohol misuse: 'nannyish' or necessary?
11 Aug 2014

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Britain's first motorway pub a 'deadly temptation'
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Britain's first motorway pub a 'deadly temptation'

Hope and Champion will serve alcohol from 9am, but Wetherspoon expects drivers to 'act responsibly'
21 Jan 2014
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