drink-driving


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drink-driving

of or relating to driving a car after drinking alcohol
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Police revealed the figure yesterday as they launched their annual festive blitz on drink-driving.
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on February 9 were: Simon Robert Fox, 35, of Ambleside, Skelton, banned from driving for 32 months and ordered to pay pounds 60 compensation with pounds 85 costs for drink-driving.
The penalty for drink-driving is a minimum 12-month driving ban.
There were 459 arrests for drink-driving over the holiday weekend.
* October 21, 2003: Arrested for drink-driving and found to have 59mg of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
``We will continue to target those who persist in drink-driving.''
Inspector Glyn Timmins, of Warwickshire traffic police, said: "Last year the results of a similar initiative were disappointing with 24 people charged for drink-driving. The small minority of drivers are continuing to ignore the anti drink-driving message.
He was back in the same court yesterday to admit drink-driving.
He was breathalysed and charged with drink-driving and will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on October 20.
He admitted drink-driving and was banned for 12 months, fined pounds 230 and told to pay pounds 60 costs.
Anderson, of Norbury Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, who travels the UK as part of his work, pleaded guilty to drink-driving at Cardiff Magistrates' Court.