Alcolock device is fully integrated with vehicle’s telematics system
New drink-driving figures show a lack of progress in tackling the issue, with the number of fatalities unchanged year-on-year.
In the past four years, there have been 5,181 repeat drink-drive offenders, including one driver who was caught six times in the same period.
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.
Road safety charity IAM Roadsmart has called for emergency measures to be introduced to tackle drink-driving.
Nearly one in three would not try to talk a friend out of drink-driving, while four in 10 know someone who has driven over the drink-drive limit, says RAC research.
Four out of five of motorists think there should be stiffer penalties for drink-driving, with more than half strongly in favour.
Ninety per cent of drivers would support breathalysers being installed in cars to prevent drink-driving, research from WhoCanFixMyCar.com has found.
One in 10 employees, who drive as part of their job, regularly get behind the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs, new research suggests.
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.
Driving under the influence costs lives. Andrew Don looks at the law and the policies fleet operators should implement
New figures from the DfT show that 9,040 people were killed or injured on Britain’s roads in 2016 where a driver was over the legal limit for alcohol.
IAM Roadsmart has warned football fans not to give into drink-drive temptation as England prepare to play in the World Cup semi-final tonight.
Competition to bring a new mobile breathalyser to the market launched, while RAC Foundation asked to trial a new approach to road casualty investigations.
More than one in 10 workers across the UK have suspected a colleague of taking illegal drugs, rising to 24% in London, research by Intelligent Fingerprinting has found.
Paul Loughlin, a specialist in motoring law at Stephensons, believes that the fine McPartlin received could have been much higher.
Safety campaigners are urging the Government to reconsider the drink drive limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Provisional figures for 2016 show that between 200 and 280 people were killed in accidents where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit.
Officers stopped almost 100,000 vehicles during its Christmas drink and drug-driving crackdown, with a 3.9% year-on-year increase in arrests, reports the NPCC.
Taxi and bus drivers have some of the smallest numbers of drink driving convictions compared to construction workers, research from MoneySuperMarket reveals.
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