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Device that alerts motorists of nearby police under scrutiny

The Daily Telegraph reports that the “Target Blu Eye” gadget which alerts drivers of nearby police cars is under scrutiny for fear the device being exploited by speeding motorists, drivers committing motoring offences, drink driving and criminals. At a cost more »

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Speech analysing software to prevent drink driving?

According to an article in the Daily Mail, German researchers have created a library with speech patterns that will help predict whether a motorist is drunk and over the prescribed limit not by listening for vocal cues. According to research, more »

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New limits for drink-driving in scotland?

Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s plan to reduce the alcohol limit from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood has been backed by MSPs on Holyrood’s Justice Committee. More than 3000 people have been arrested for drinking and driving more »

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Drink driving ads & campaigns

In the last 50 years, drinking and driving commercials have undergone a drastic change. Initially advertisements were gory images unlike modern day drink-driving ads. The UK saw its first drink driving ad on 7th November 1964 which now seems to more »

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Is female drink driving on the rise?

Two interesting articles in the Guardian raise the issue of an increase in the number of women involved in drink driving, based on new statistics. Road safety campaigners are targeting female motorists this Christmas. According to an AA study it more »

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Teenage drink driving still on the rise

Recent reports released by the UK Police forces reveal shocking figures concerning the involvement of under-aged drivers in the offence of driving whilst under the influence of alcohol. The records were released in response to a Freedom of Information request, more »

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Many still drink drinking, reports Cambridgeshire Police

Cambridgeshire police recently reviewed new statistics showing a significant number of individuals are still drink driving out on the roads, risking their lives regardless of the several forewarnings from the police. The statistics of the campaign ‘THINK!’ showed that the more »

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Guy Pelley, a close friend of the Duke of Cambridge guilty of drink driving

In another high-profile drink driving case, Guy Pelley, a close friend of the Duke of Cambridge has been convicted for drink driving. A driving ban was imposed after being charged for the same offence for the third time. The police more »

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Stop drink drivers through a text scheme will it work?

As part of their summer drink driving campaign, the Lincolnshire Police have started a new service where the public are being asked to report their friends and relatives for drink driving. The force has launched a text service for people more »

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Disqualified drivers who cause death while banned to face 10 years in jail

Tough new proposals to jail disqualified drivers have been mooted. An independent report commissioned by the Justice secretary Chris Grayling concludes that those who choose to defy a driving ban imposed by a court and go on to cause death more »

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