Drink Driving

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

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 05.06.2014 | 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...

Nadia Kamil's Spoof 'Safety Video' Challenges Sexual Harassment Myth

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What's the best way to avoid becoming the casualty of a drunk driver. Well, according to Welsh-Iraqi comedian, actor and writer Nadia Kamil, it's prob...

Drunk Driving 'Almost Doubled' In Three Years

PA | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

Drivers who have admitted driving whilst drunk has almost doubled since 2009, according to newly released police data. Greater Manchester is the dr...

Man Utd Player Charged With Drink Driving

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe, has been charged with drink driving, police said today. Tunnicliffe, 19, of Clemshaw Close, Heywood,...

Driving In France? Fines For Motorists Not Carrying A Breathalyser

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

New motoring laws in France force drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles. As of Sunday, motorists and motorcyclists will face an on-t...

Ex-Drugs Tsar Alcohol Sensors In Every Car Idea 'Impractical'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A former government chief drugs adviser has suggested that there should be alcohol sensors in every car. But the call by Professor David Nutt was d...

'Callous' Illegal Immigrant Jailed After Killing Two Drink Driving

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK

An illegal immigrant has been jailed for nine years after he killed a couple when he ploughed into the back of their car at a speed approaching 100mph...

A Man, A Zebra And A Parrot Walk Into A Car..

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

A man, a zebra and a parrot walk into a car - and only one gets arrested. Police in Dubuque, America, stopped 56-year-old Jerald Reiter, from Iowa,...

Dad Found Drunk While On The School Run

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A father of two has been convicted of drink driving for downing five cans of lager and then taking his two young sons to school. Steven Dunn, from ...