drink-drive

drink-drive

adj
(Law) Brit of or relating to driving while legally classified as under the influence of alcohol because of one's blood alcohol level: drink-drive offences.
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Road safety campaigners and senior police officers have consistently argued the case for lowering the legal drink-drive limit from 80 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood to 50mgs - the equivalent of about one pint of beer.
THE alcohol industry has agreed to provide health information on 80 per cent of alcohol labels on UK shelves by 2013 and motoring safety organisation the IAM believes that drink-drive warnings should be included.
On average, 3,000 people are killed or seriously injured each year in the UK in drink-drive collisions.
While we enforce drink-drive laws all year round, the summer is a good time for a reminder."
The campaign, part of a pounds 3m programme this year by the Government, comes as drink-drive fatalities are edging up.
SIX months after crashing his car while over the limit, Rugby pensioner Ian Geggie has been helping spearhead a police force's festive drink-drive campaign.
Now the region, once a national drink-drive hotspot, is edging closer to the 13pc national average.
The findings are being released at a time when police are publicising high-profile drink-drive checks.
Today we name and shame more drivers caught as part of South Wales Police's annual drink-drive crackdown.
Brake repeated its call for the current drink-drive legal limit of 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to be reduced to a maximum of 50mg per 100ml, in line with most EU countries.
THE Christmas drink-drive campaign was launched yesterday with a message to revellers to leave the car at home during the party season.
It released details on the day the Government launched its Christmas anti drink-drive campaign.