Drink Driving ? Don't Risk It
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POLICE launched a nationwide crackdown on drivers who drink and take drugs yesterday.
MORE than 100 motorists have been arrested in Scotland as the campaign to reduce drink driving offences during the festive season gains momentum.
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 from drivers caught drink driving over the festive season in Scotland is disproportionate to the crime, a leading transport lawyer said last night.
A CROWN Court judge who is on bail after being charged with drink driving has been arrested for a similar offence, police said yesterday.
POLICE forces in Scotland have reissued their annual drink-drive warnings – this time in Polish.
A CUT in the drink-drive limit could be a "life-saving" measure, Kenny MacAskill, the justice secretary, told the Scottish Parliament yesterday.
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.
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.
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.