Motorists back drink-drive bans
Wednesday 30 December 1992
In all, 59 per cent of drivers surveyed by the General Accident insurance company supported life driving bans for those failing breath tests, with 71 per cent backing confiscation of offenders' cars in some cases.
The Government's advertising campaign against drink-driving won the backing of 90 per cent. But 24 per cent said they would have a drink before driving during the Christmas break, trusting their judgement to keep them under the limit.
More than one-third said they came under social pressure to drink, even when people knew they were driving. However, 78 per cent said that if they went out in a group this holiday season they would nominate a driver who would not drink.
A motorist caught drinking and driving for the 14th time and driving while banned for the 35th time was yesterday remanded in custody by Leicester magistrates until 19 January for social inquiry reports. Jeremy Smith, 29, who was banned from driving for 30 years in 1989, was stopped by police on Monday night near his home in Beaumont Leys, Leicester. He admitted driving with excess alcohol, without insurance and while disqualified.
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'
Sally Farmiloe dead: Howards' Way actress, and former mistress of Jeffrey Archer, dies aged 60
Women in Turkey have a laugh in public at the deputy Prime Minister's expense
Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
Australian model Robyn Lawley stages naked protest against huge coal mine seven times the size of Sydney Harbour
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
- < Previous
- Next >
£200 - £300 per day: Ashdown Group: IT Trainer - Marlow, Buckinghamshire - £25...
£18000 - £30000 per annum + Generous commission scheme: AER Teachers: Thames T...
£100 - £120 per day + per day: Randstad Education Leeds: Description Calling a...
£21000 - £35000 per annum: Randstad Education Cambridge: Supply teachers neede...