Drink Driving

How Dehydration Could Be As Bad As Drink Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being dehydrated while driving may mean you make as many mistakes as drivers who have drank alcohol, a new study suggests. Reachers found that dri...

Uber's Curbside Breathalyser Gives Free Rides For Drunk People

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Uber has been giving out free rides to drunken revelers in Toronto as part of its 'Uber Safe' campaign to discourage people from drink driving. App...

Student Drunk Drove - So She Could Get Cash Out For A Taxi Home

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A student drunk drove so she could get cash out for a taxi home from the pub - which she'd ordered after realising she was over the limit. Jessica ...

The 'I Know How Much I Can Handle' Attitude Needs to Stop

Karl Young | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karl Young

There may not be a sign of snow, but this Christmas is still set to be a special one for me. I am now a dad, and with fatherhood comes a new outlook on the festive season. Yes it's fun to wail to Wizzard with a whiskey in hand, but above all, I want it to be a magical time for my son. It's this new responsibility that makes me feel obliged to remind the nation about the dangers of a drink too many.

Why You Probably Shouldn't Drive The Morning After A Night Out

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

'Tis the season to be jolly, but 'tis not the season to wake up the morning after a night out and start driving. Why? Because you're (probably) over t...

Avoid Morning-After Regrets When You're Planning That Legendary Christmas Party

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

It's that magical time of year when the woolly hats come out, and your office is crammed full of mince pies and tins of chocolate. Your organisation has worked really hard all year long, so to thank them, employees are being treated to a festive office party.

How Safe Is Your Teen From a Drink-Drive Conviction?

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

There is a point on every course where the penny drops. On every course, without exception, someone will tell us that, if they had known what they have learnt from us when they first started driving, they would not have offended.

This Mugshot Within A Mugshot Is So Terribly Meta

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Could this be the most meta of all moments since that Ryan Gosling Macaulay Culkin t-shirt incident? Behold: Maine resident Robert Burt, posing fo...

They Think It's All Over - 'Til the Morning After...

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

Win, lose or draw, the World Cup brings us together... Where will you be watching? Pub or sofa? If there's a beer or more in hand, it's going to be a late session. But before we get carried away with World Cup fever, have you thought about the morning after?

Drunk Driver Jailed Over Cyclist Deaths

PA | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

A motorist who killed two cyclists after driving a stolen BMW sports car while nearly two-and-a-half times over the drink-drive limit has been sentenc...

Ready to Lose Your Licence and Your Freedom? Why You Might Be a Drunk Driver and Not Know It

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK
Debbie Bannigan

If you drink alcohol, and sometimes have several drinks late into the evening, then drive your car in the morning, you are risking a drink-drive limit shock. Alcohol impairs driving, so the consequences for you, your loved ones, or complete strangers could be serious, or even fatal. It may not be just your licence that you lose.

Guess What This Guy Got Arrested For? (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving – whilst handily wearing a T-shirt proclaiming him to be “drunk as shit”. ...

Drink-Driving Teen Spared Jail Again – For Being Too Rich

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

For a second time, a Texas judge has sentenced Ethan Couch to 10 years' probation for a wreck that killed four people. The teenager was spared jail...

Petrol And A Pint

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A new pub being opened at a motorway service station today was "at odds" with public opinion which was firmly against the move, according to road safe...

Auld Langs Fine: Man Caught Driving Just Into 2014

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A motorist has begun 2014 with an arrest and a fine for drink driving - just four minutes into the New Year. Omer Karzan was arrested in Birmingham...

Body Of Elderly Man Found In Road On Christmas Day

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man after the body of an elderly man was found in the road in the early hours of Christmas Day. He was held on s...

Teen Drink-Drive Killer Spared Jail Due To 'Affluenza'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Texas teenager who hit and killed four people while driving drunk has been spared jail due to "affluenza" - being too wealthy to realise the consequ...

WATCH: This Guy Thinks He's Been In A Coma For 10 Years. He's Actually Being Pranked.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Thought the government's 'don't drink and drive' campaigns have been hard-hitting over the years? Try this video. Tom Mabe's friend here had alread...

Why So Serious? OAP Joker Arrested For Drunk Driving

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK

A pensioner dressed as Batman's nemesis The Joker, has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Dennis Lalime's vehicle left the road and struc...

'A Tragic Accident'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

A schoolboy who died after a collision with a tractor at a visitor attraction farm has been named. Harry Whitlam, 11, was killed following the inci...

Ray Wilkins Banned For Drink-Driving For Second Time This Year

PA | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Former England footballer Ray Wilkins has been convicted of drink-driving as it emerged he was banned from the road earlier this year after he was fou...

So I Might Have a Problem

Xavier Toby | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Downing a full beer in one go has never lost its allure as a party trick, but it's also the length of the drinking session. Downing ten beers and four bourbons in an hour is impressive, but not as impressive as downing forty beers and twenty bourbons in twelve hours. Or being out for over thirty-six hours. I've done all three.

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 25 January 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Kevin Ward fills in again this week, wondering where Paddy Duffy has gone to with that tea he was promised. He sighs sadly at Liverpool FC here. The ...

Irish County Votes For Drink Driving 'To Combat Depression'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

A rural county in Ireland has supported a proposal to allow drink-driving to prevent people from becoming depressed. Kerry County councillors voted...

Body Size Doesn't Affect Drink Driving Limit, Research Reveals

PA | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men thinking body size will allow them to beat the morning-after breathalyser is the height of folly, according to a survey. Tests show that height...