drink driving

12th November 2018
Drink driving convictions rise during December, our ultimate guide will help you stay on the right side of the law this Christmas

Drink driving laws: The ultimate guide

The Christmas party season is almost here and for many of us that means spending time with family and friends — eating, drinking and being merry. […]
24th August 2018
Image Caption Drink-driving related deaths rose in 2016

Drink-driving casualties hit highest level in years

The number of people killed or injured in drink-driving related crashes has hit its highest level since 2012. Data from the Department of Transport shows that […]
2nd August 2018
Dehydrated drivers make just as many mistakes as those who drink and drive

Driving dehydrated ‘just as bad as drink driving’

Dehydrated motorists are just as likely to make mistakes on the road as those who drink drive. Bet you didn’t think that would be the case! […]
20th March 2018
The taller half of the comedy duo Ant and Dec has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. But do you know the limits and penalties when it comes to driving and alcohol?

A 2018 guide to drink driving laws

Ant McPartlin has been released pending an investigation, following a collision involving his Mini in Richmond, West London on 18th March. While the circumstances around the […]
2nd January 2018
471 drivers a day were breathalysed over Christmas

Police ‘disappointed’ by number of driving under the influence arrests this Christmas

The festive season cast a worrying shadow on driving behaviours in Scotland, with official figures showing almost 500 drivers were breathalysed each day over the four-week […]
28th December 2017
Lincolnshire tops the list of drink-driving hotspots

Police set to name and shame drink drivers

Motorists who flout the law and get behind the wheel while under the influence could see their names published by Lincolnshire Police. The controversial policy names […]
22nd December 2017
Lincolnshire tops the list of drink-driving hotspots

Countryside drivers are ‘more likely to drink drive’

‘Tis the season to be merry. Unfortunately, it’s also the season of drink-driving – and new figures suggest rural areas are hot spots for it. A […]
16th November 2017
Drink-driving can carry a six-month prison sentence

Stay behind the wheel and not behind bars this Christmas

Office parties and after-work drinks ensure that police are out in full force over the festive period. So, if you’re thinking of enjoying one or two […]
16th June 2017
Alcoholic lollies can contain as much alcohol as a strong lager

Don’t lick and drive: Police warning over alcoholic lollies

The summer’s well and truly here. We’ve had a few hot days and everybody is already complaining that it’s too hot… you have to love the […]
16th March 2017
The most efficient way to stop drink-driving has come into question

LGA calls for legal drink-drive limit to be lowered

There have been new calls for the legal drink-drive limit in England and Wales to be lowered. The Local Government Association (LGA) believes the drink-drive limit […]
2nd December 2016
Christmas drink-drive campaign launched to help people stay safe on the roads.

Young men urged not to drink-drive over Christmas

As everyone tucks into those fist advent calendar chocolates, panics about presents and prepares for some well-earned time off over Christmas, the government is urging drivers […]
19th October 2016
Newly qualified drivers can face all kinds of challenges when trying to stay safe on the road

1st CENTRAL’s safety tips for young drivers

When you’ve just passed your test, there can be a lot to think about. Not only do you have to remember all the rules you’ve learnt […]
21st December 2015
Calls for UK-wide drink-drive limits

Calls for UK-wide drink-driving limit

Nearly seven out of 10 people want to see a standard UK-wide drink-driving limit re-introduced. England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales all had the same limit […]
14th December 2015
Christmas drink driving

6 driving hazards to watch out for this Christmas

Most of us know the words to the song The 12 Days Of Christmas. But it could also be said that the six hazards of Christmas […]