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AlcoSense partners with Honda (UK) to campaign on dangers of drink driving

Thursday, January 21, 2016
AlcoSense has formed a partnership with Honda (UK) to raise awareness of the dangers of driving the morning after drinking. To publicise the partnership and to ensure safer UK roads before Christmas H ... » read more

Study shows 10 million Brits are drink driving

Friday, October 16, 2015
A new study found that up to 10 million British drivers may be drink driving. This is most commonplace among the under 50s where 36% of drivers who drink admit to drink-driving - equivalent to 6.5 mil ... » read more

McDonalds turns away first customer in new breathalyser scheme

Thursday, May 07, 2015
McDonalds in Cambridge turned away a 25 year teacher after he failed a breathalyser test. The Cambridge McDonalds introduced the breathalyser scheme after a number of recent incidents of drink-related ... » read more

Road Safety expert calls for lower drink-drive limit for women as the proportion of women drink-drivers increases

Thursday, March 19, 2015
A road safety expert has called for a lower drink-drive limit for women. Heather Ward, a road safety consultant at University College London, argues that the current drink-drive limit is based on how ... » read more

Calls for Welsh drink-drive limit to be lowered

Friday, March 13, 2015
Public Health Wales has called for the Welsh drink-drive limit to be reduced to save lives in Wales.  In a report to the Welsh Assembly's Health and Social Care Committee it recommends the drink ... » read more

Fire Brigade authorities call for England to follow Scotland's lower drink drive limit

Monday, March 09, 2015
Representatives of fire brigades authorities have called for a lower drink drive limit in England - to follow the recent Scotland decision. Jeremy Hilton, Chairman of the Local Government Association ... » read more

Drink-drive messages fail to get through to twenty-something drivers warns the IAM

Thursday, February 05, 2015
Drink-driving messages are failing to get through to twenty-something drivers warns the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists). Drivers in their 20s are the group most likely to be caught drink-driving ... » read more

Younger drivers at greater risk of being caught drink driving say Police

Thursday, January 22, 2015
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) has warned that younger drivers are proportionally at greater risk of failing a breath-test than over 25 year olds.  Releasing national figures fo ... » read more

Police call for new Scottish drink-drive limit to be adopted across the UK

Monday, December 01, 2014
England's top police officers are calling for the UK drink-drive limit to be cut across the UK. They want England and Wales to follow Scotland's lead and reduce the limit to 0.05%BAC from the current ... » read more

Scotland public information campaign begins as Parliament prepares to approve lower drink drive limit

Monday, November 17, 2014
A high profile public information campaign has been launched in Scotland to inform the public of the new lower drink drive limit which will come into force on 5th December.  The Scottish Parliam ... » read more