Posts Tagged ‘drink’

Motorist drives wrong way for 3 miles

Friday, September 13th, 2013

A 31-year-old Wiltshire man drove the wrong way through Bristol City Centre for three miles before being stopped (more…)

Summer anti-drink drive operation results

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

ACPO have released a statement on the results of their June 2013 anti-drink drive campaign (more…)

New drink driving testing bill

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The bill removes the right to have a second blood or urine test which is sometimes used by drink drivers who are above but close to the legal limit (more…)

Summer drink drive campaign launched

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

THINK! and ACPO are both elevating their efforts to tackle drink driving over the summer months (more…)

Tougher rules for drink drivers

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Under the High Risk Offender (HRO) scheme the most dangerous drink drivers will have to pass a medical to prove they are no longer alcohol dependant. (more…)

Global road traffic injury statistics

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released statistics for the Global status report on road safety 2013 (more…)

Scotland Government looks to lower drink drive limit

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Plans to cut the drink drive limit from the existing 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mpg (more…)

Breath tests down

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Government statistics show that 10% fewer drivers were breathalysed in 2010 compared to 2009 (more…)

Using Smartphones whilst driving worse than drink driving

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Research by the TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) and the IAM reveales using smartphnoes whilst driving increased reaction times by 38% (more…)

Doctor tried to con drink drive test with patient’s blood

Friday, August 19th, 2011

In an attempt to prove innocence, a family doctor sent a patient’s blood sample to DVLA as her own (more…)