drink-driving


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drink-driving

of or relating to driving a car after drinking alcohol
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The Government believes rigorous enforcement and serious penalties for drink drivers are a more effective deterrent than changing the drink-driving limit.
The Government believes rigorous enforcement and serious penalties for drinkdrivers are a more effective deterrent than changing the drink-driving limit.
Edmund King, AA president, said:"While women have a better track record on drink-driving than men, it is important to shine a spotlight on the fact their improvement rate has stalled in recent years, and in some age groups, regressed.
A Department for Transport spokesman said: "Tackling drink-driving is drink-driving is T a priority for the Government and we are taking steps to strengthen enforcement, including allowing roadside breath tests to be used as evidence in prosecutions and removing the statutory right of drivers to demand a blood or urine test at the police station which can give them time to sober up.
IAM chief executive Simon Best said: "With fewer traffic police on the road, fewer convictions and more deaths, it is clear that it's not just Scotland that needs to have a broad debate on drink-driving.
About 68 per cent of people think that the risk of being caught drink-driving is low, according to a recent survey conducted by 999 magazine, published by the Ministry of Interior.
The figure means deaths due to drink-driving are now less than a quarter of the 1,640 recorded in 1979.
We have robust processes in place to deal with any officer, or member of staff, caught drink-driving.
Lives could be saved simply by reducing the drink-driving limit.
Assistant Garda Commissioner Eddie Rock said there was a proven link between drink-driving and road deaths.
The Government must make is clear that drink-driving is not acceptable at any time, Christmas or otherwise.
We want to treat drink-driving as a crime," Surrey's Chief Constable David Williams, told a London conference on drink-driving.