If you're using a mobile phone at the wheel you could be more dangerous than a drink-driver
. In a study at the Transport Research Laboratory, an undistracted driver was found to have a reaction time of about one second.
Mr Wilson, of Arrowe Park, lost his sister-in-law and unborn nephew in 1998 when the car they were travelling in was hit head-on by a drink-driver
And the stark message from the Cleveland Police traffic boss is: "Drink-drivers
will be tracked down, arrested and locked up."
The motorist was the worst of 100 drink-drivers
all at least four times the limit who were stopped by one force in the past five years.
Calderdale Council's deputy road safety officer, Kate Marsh, said: "I know people who have lost loved ones at the hands of a drink-driver
and the pain never goes away.
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly said: "Drink-drivers
are a danger to themselves and others and there is no place for them on our roads
THE government needs to "toughen up" the penalties for drink-drivers
, a poll out today revealed.
Drunk Buster goggles are being used by a Telford-based training firm to boost alcohol awareness among convicted drink-drivers
The Coalition, which will consult the public over the plans, also hopes to give health workers a greater role in testing drink-drivers
and award police more flexibility over roadside breath tests.
SOUTH Wales parents whose teenage son died after being hit by a drink-driver
are urging motorists not to cause a similar tragedy.
POLICE took drastic measures to discourage motorists from drink-driving by putting the wreckage of a drink-driver
's car on display.
A REWARD of pounds 500 is on offer this Christmas to anyone who informs police of a drink-driver