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Drink Driving ? Don't Risk It

Drink Driving ? Don't Risk It

Drink-driver caught after crashing into parked car

A DRINK-driver who smashed into a parked car while being chased by police was among the motorists arrested in the first week of the annual festive crackdown in the Lothians.

Ton up as police hail drink drive seizures

MORE than 100 vehicles driven by persistent drink-drivers in Scotland have been seized by police, with most expected to be crushed or sold.

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Drink drive crackdown

POLICE launched a nationwide crackdown on drivers who drink and take drugs yesterday.

More than 100 nabbed in festive drink-drive crackdown

MORE than 100 motorists have been arrested in Scotland as the campaign to reduce drink driving offences during the festive season gains momentum.

Drink-driver is first to have car confiscated

A DRINK-driver has become the first in Scotland to have his car confiscated by the courts as part of a major crackdown on repeat offenders.

Seizing cars in drink-driving purge is an overreaction, claim solicitors

SEIZING cars from drivers caught drink driving over the festive season in Scotland is disproportionate to the crime, a leading transport lawyer said last night.

Judge in drinking charge was out on bail

A CROWN Court judge who is on bail after being charged with drink driving has been arrested for a similar offence, police said yesterday.

Kto ky jestes! Stirling Moss? Poles are warned on flouting drink drive laws

POLICE forces in Scotland have reissued their annual drink-drive warnings – this time in Polish.

Slashing drink-drive limit 'is a life-saver'

A CUT in the drink-drive limit could be a "life-saving" measure, Kenny MacAskill, the justice secretary, told the Scottish Parliament yesterday.

We need to push the festive drink-drive blitz up a gear

THERE can't be a single driver on the roads who is not aware that drinking and driving don't mix. Yet every year, particularly around the festive season, thousands risk automatic confiscation of their licence, and even jail, in the hope they go undetected.

Driver jailed for taking daughter on terror ride while drunk

A DRINK-DRIVER caught after her five-year-old daughter banged on the car's back window and shouted to passers-by, "Stop Mummy driving", was jailed for 80 days yesterday.

Robert's on run to get drink-drive message across

IT will be the hardest run Robert Henderson has ever attempted. The 400-mile journey from Edinburgh to Stevenage will take three weeks, with the 46-year-old covering 20 miles a day.

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