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North-East Police & Crime Commissioners call for lower drink-drive limit

Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Police & Crime Commissioners (PCCs) for Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland have called on the Government to lower the UK drink-drive limit to bring it in line with Scotland.   Vera Baird ... » read more

Festive drink-drive numbers rise by a third in Scotland

Friday, January 22, 2016
The number of people caught over the legal limit in Scotland over Christmas and New Year rose by a third, despite a fall in overall drink driving figures, reports Fleetworld news.Latest figures fr ... » read more

New Northern Ireland drink-drive limits will be tougher for professional drivers

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Northern Ireland is set to adopt a two-tier drink-driving system. Under the new law which is expected to take force by 2018, learner and professional drivers will face a limit of 20mg of alcohol per 1 ... » read more

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

As Northern Ireland Assembly passes law for lower drink drive limit the argument grows stronger for lower limits across the UK - the case is "overwhelming" says the RSPH

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Northern Ireland Assembly has passed a law that paves the way for Northern Ireland to lower the limit to bring it in line with Scotland. While the UK Government has previously rejected suggestions ... » read more

RoSPA welcomes new Northern Ireland drink-drive laws to protect younger drivers

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), has welcomed new rules passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly designed to keep motoring for younger people safe. The new law will include t ... » read more

AlcoSense Pro receives glowing reviews

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The latest addition to our range of consumer breathalysers the AlcoSense Pro has been receiving glowing reviews.   The AlcoSense Pro which has a version of the same fuel cell sensor as used by ... » 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