The total number of casualties caused by drink driving increased to 8,700 in 2018, up 1% from 2017.
Breathalyser firm AlcoSense Laboratories says that the number of roadside breath tests carried out in June is 50% higher than any other month apart from December.
Four out of five of motorists think there should be stiffer penalties for drink-driving, with more than half strongly in favour.
As the countdown to Christmas begins, drivers are being warned they are nearly three times more likely to be breathalysed in December than a normal month.
UK motorists are ignorant of French driving laws, new research has found.
Almost seven in 10 (67%) UK motorists want the English/Welsh drink-drive limit reduced, after the Government’s deliberation over drink-driving.
Alcosense has launched its new Excel breathalyser using a smaller 64mm2 version of the 200mm2 sensor it uses in its Police-approved breathalysers.
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