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Test your knowledge: When was the roadside breathalyser...


The year is 1872. Carriages and horses career about the place, with riders and horsemen often under the influence, and the people, and authorities...
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Think! drink driving campaign targets those who reach...


As Christmas approaches, the government is reminding us that drink driving is still a serious problem with a new safety campaign
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Letters of the week, August 16


This week: taxing historic vehicles, Operation Stack, collisions v accidents, overtaking on the left, lane hogging and the Jebel Hafeet road
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Drink driving deaths at highest level for five years


Road-safety campaigners have called for a new crackdown on drink driving after government figures
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News: Man jailed after watching The Simpsons on tablet...


A man from Southwold, Suffolk, has been jailed after being caught drink-driving while watching an episode of The Simpsons on a dashboard-mounted tablet...
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Letters of the week, December 14


This week: The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, Scotland's drink-driving limit and the regulation of cyclists...
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News: English drivers warned as Scotland lowers its...


English drivers have been warned to heed the new drink-drive limits in Scotland as Parliament in Holyrood unanimously agreed to lower the legal limit...
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News: West Yorkshire police to shame drink and drug...


Police in West Yorkshire have revealed that they are turning to social media to shame drunk drivers. Officers will tweet about anyone caught drink...
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News: Persistent drink-drive offenders to be fitted...


Drivers who have been caught repeatedly drink-driving could be fitted with US-style electronic tags that monitor their alcohol intake, according...