Part of this may be down to the fact women are more likely to be the designated drivers, but whatever the reason there is no excuse for drink-driving
An average of 1,000 under-18s have been convicted of drink-driving
The survey, which polled 1,850 UAE residents -- both locals as well as expatriates -- on their attitude towards drink-driving
found that only less than a third (32 per cent) believe there is a high risk of getting caught for this offence.
The total number of people killed or injured as a result of drink-driving
dropped to 11,990 last year, a fall of 7.
Both Cheshire and Merseyside forces said they were not legally obliged to hold information on how many times officers provided negative results in drink-driving
Justice minister Kenny MacAskill said drink-driving
had remained a constant thorn in efforts to make roads safer.
There were 459 arrests for drink-driving
over the holiday weekend.
Police would target drunks who are known to ignore drink-driving
laws, picking them up as they left the pub.
Grant, of Bellister Grove, Fenham, Newcastle, who already had previous convictions for drink-driving
, was racing along the A75 Gretna to Stranraer country road at speeds of up to 86mph when he hit the kerb.
ROAD safety charity Brake is urging the public to speak out against drink-driving
this summer, following results from the Association of Chief Police Officers' June enforcement campaign.
AMONG the cases dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court on March 18 were: Amanda Holmes, 37, of Sledwick Road, Billingham, was banned from driving for 12 months and fined pounds 100 with pounds 15 costs for drink-driving
could be a bigger problem during the summer than at Christmas, police revealed yesterday.