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Tag : drink driving

New tech gets tough on drink drivers

6 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers over the limit will face an increased chance of being prosecuted under new roadside breathalyser technology being explored.

Traffic convictions continue to rise

7 months ago / 0 comments

Convictions for traffic offenses in England and Wales increased in 2016, continuing a trend which began in 2014, according to IAM Roadsmart.

Drink-drive casualties show ‘serious upswing’

10 months ago / 0 comments

The number of people killed or injured through drink-drive crashes increased dramatically in 2016, leading to urgent calls from road safety experts for immediate and concerted … Read More »

Increase in drink and drug driving convictions revealed in insurance quote data

1 year ago / 0 comments

Drink and drug driving offences are up year-on-year across the UK, according to new insurance quote data revealed by MoneySuperMarket.

Majority of motorists want drink-drive limit reduced

1 year ago / 0 comments

The government is being urged again to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit in England and Wales as latest research shows the majority of drivers would back a … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Thursday 3 August

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… Free SME guide on creating an SMR policy Allstar Business Solutions has created a new guide to help SMEs with … Read More »

Today in Fleet: Monday 5 June

2 years ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… Tougher mobile phone penalties not deterring drivers More than 200 drivers a day were caught using a mobile at the … Read More »

Ford ‘Hangover Suit’ replicates risks of morning-after driving

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ford has commissioned a special ‘Hangover Suit’ to show drivers the risks of driving after a big night out.  

Police launch Christmas drink and drug driving campaign

2 years ago / 0 comments

Police forces across England have kicked off their annual month-long operation against drink and drug driving.

New Brake Professional resource highlights risks of ‘morning after’ drink-driving

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brake Professional has released a new resource to help employers educate their drivers on the dangers of ‘morning after’ drink-driving.

Brake campaigns for stronger criminal drink-driving laws

2 years ago / 0 comments

Two families involved in Brake’s Roads to Justice campaign will submit two Change.org petitions, both of which have reached 100,000 signatures, to Downing Street on 27 October. … Read More »

Call for lower drink driving limit gathers strength

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brake has joined other road safety groups and emergency services in urging MPs to reduce the UK’s drink driving limit, backed by the majority of the … Read More »

Police catch 151 motorists a day for drink driving in summer blitz

2 years ago / 1 comments

Police have detected over 4,500 drink-drive motorists and over 1,000 drivers taking illegal drugs in a month-long summer crackdown.