Based on responses from 43 police forces following Freedom of Information Act requests, the figures covered the number of under-18 drink-drivers
caught in the six years from 2008 to 2013.
This is a very good idea, but I'd like to see that medical exam become a regular thing in the first six months back on the road, plus police with powers to stop known drink-drivers
and give them random breath tests.
Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond told MPs: "We have made great progress in tackling drink-drivers
The mother of a teenager killed by a drink-driver
has called for tougher sentences for young road offenders.
Alcohol education groups say 189 convicted drink-drivers
finished drink-drive courses last year.
John Price, a former West Mercia Police officer and now TTC's development manager, said he believed the three-day course for convicted drink-drivers
cleared up a lot of myths about what people could or could not drink if they intended to drive.
Tayside Police say they want forces across the country to follow their example and impound the cars of drink-drivers
face a sentencing lottery when they are hauled before the courts, figures obtained by the Sunday Mercury reveal.
CYCLIST Simon Richardson, who won gold and silver at the 2008 Paralympics, called for drink-drivers
to be named and shamed as he backed the Christmas anti-drink driving campaign in Wales.
are a menace on the roads, risking the lives of passengers have been killed or paralysed through the thoughtless actions of a minority.
NEARLY 30 repeat drink-drivers
have had their cars seized after they were snared during a four-week police campaign.
A campaign by South Wales parents Roger and Kerry Palmer for tougher sentences for drink-drivers
is to be taken to Parliament.