Category Archives: Drink Driving

The insurance cost of a drink driving offence

A drink driving conviction can result in refusal of car insurance by many insurance providers and an increase in insurance premiums of up to 149%. Its one of the many issues that a motorist convicted of drink driving offence faces. Research more »

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Could new research on drink-driving lead to changes in the law based on age?

According to new research from the United States those over 55 should not drink and drive…at all. Prof Sarah Jane Nixon from the University of Florida Department of psychiatry and psychology, conducted a major research study published in the Journal more »

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The judge, the lawyer, and police officer guilty of drink-driving

In both the pre and post Christmas drink driving period, there have been a number of high-profile drink-driving convictions, both here and abroad. What makes three cases particularly significant are that all are professionally involved in the criminal justice system more »

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drink and drug driving enforcement campaign results

Recently released figures from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) showed a significant fall in the number of people arrested for drink driving over the Christmas period. According to ACPO some 6550 people had been arrested during the Christmas more »

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