More road police to be deployed across UK


The Times has learned that more police officers will be deployed onto the nation's roads to tackle crimes including drink driving.
New drink driving laws in Canada are “appealing” says charity

Decriminalising drink driving is 'appealing'


A road safety charity has said that the idea of the UK adopting a Canadian province’s new system for punishing drink driving is "appealing".

Drink-drive deaths at highest level since 2009


New figures show the numbers of people killed or seriously injured in drink-drive accidents have risen to their highest levels since 2009,
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

'Alcolocks' being considered to curb drink-driving


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.
Police arrest under-the-influence driver of electric toy car

Video: Police arrest drunk driver ... of toy


Traffic police in America arrested an intoxicated motorist behind the wheel of an unusual vehicle: an electric ride-on toy truck.
Volvo cars to detect drunk drivers and autonomously pull over

Volvo cars to detect drunk drivers


Drink driving could be impossible in future Volvos with the introduction of tech that will detect intoxicated drivers and take over control.
Motorist who alerted police to drunk driver is also arrested for being above the limit

Police arrest two drunk drivers in one go


A motorist who helped police detain a drink driving suspect was also arrested for being over the legal alcohol limit.

Police arrest drunk driver who crashed on M56


Cheshire Police has arrested a motorist who crashed on the M56, after discovering the driver was nearly three times above the drink-drive limit.
Watch police stop drunk motorist driving wrong way down motorway

Police stop drunk driver doing wrong way on M4


Thames Valley Police have released CCTV footage showing how they brought a drunk driver, travelling against traffic on the wrong side of the M4.
Morris Minor owners most likely to drink drive

Drivers of these cars most likely to drink drive


The perpetually-inebriated characters of Withnail and I famously drove a Jaguar Mk2, but these are the cars most likely to be driven while drunk.
Tesla driver caught asleep behind the wheel at 70mph

Drunk Tesla driver caught asleep at 70mph


A Tesla Model S driver has been arrested after police spotted the motorist asleep while his car was travelling along a highway at 70mph.
SEAT Cristobal concept to improve road safety

Can the SEAT Cristobal cut road deaths by 40%?


When a Spanish minister’s son died in a car crash, local car giant SEAT vowed to create a car so safe it would eliminate road deaths.

Products: Non-alcoholic spirits reviewed


Are there genuine, drinkable alcohol-free alternatives to a classic gin & tonic for drivers who wish to enjoy a grown-up drink?