drink-driving


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drink-driving

of or relating to driving a car after drinking alcohol
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Ann Marie Henderson, 47, of West Row, Eston, banned from driving for 16 months and fined pounds 250 with pounds 30 costs for drink-driving.
While the drink-driving trend was satisfactory, the RAC Foundation reported a six-fold increase in people driving with drugs in their systems in 10 years.
The lack of visible evidence of enforcement of drink-driving adds to the perception that people can get away with it.
James Lee Doherty, 18, of Tranter Road, Middlesbrough, banned from driving for 12 months and fined pounds 200 with pounds 45 costs for drink-driving.
James Whitton, 20, of Hinderwell Avenue, Redcar, banned from driving for 16 months and fined pounds 100 for drink-driving, driving without an appropriate licence and using a vehicle without insurance.
The force arrested 119 people for drink-driving or refusing to take a test compared to 151 the year before.
Manager of the Albert Centre, Kevin Wilson, said: "The number of people convicted of drink-driving offences is starting to creep up again and we are seeing more and more young people attending our courses.
Jonathan Snook, 22, of Aquinas Court, Darlington, banned from driving for 36 months and fined pounds 100 with pounds 45 costs for drink-driving.
Terrence Lawson, 58, of Lawson Walk, Stockton, banned from driving for 20 months and fined pounds 200 with pounds 50 costs for drink-driving.
Daniel Hocking, 28, of Sorbonne Close, Thornaby, was banned from driving for two years and fined pounds 300 with pounds 70 costs for drink-driving.
Stuart Richard Wilson, 28, of The Avenue, Wynyard Park, was banned from driving for 16 months and fined pounds 100 for drink-driving.
Matthew Alexander Hyson, 27, of Dragon Court, Stockton, banned from driving for 18 months and fined pounds 150 for drink-driving.