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Drug driving courses may be available to drug drivers in 2017
United Kingdom, #Drug-Driving-Laws, #England-Wales

Convicted drink drivers are to be educated on drug driving as well as drink driving in newly structured rehabilitation courses
Combined drink and drug driving courses could be made available for convicted drug drivers in 2017.
In a bid to help improve road safety, Transport Minister Andrew Jones...
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Drink Driving Solicitor, FREE Legal Advice, England & Wales
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Sean Joyce of Stephensons Solicitors LLP is the resident road traffic and drink driving solicitor who offers free initial legal advice to thousands of online forum users.
Click here for free legal advice
Sean is a solicitor-advocate who is now a partner at Stephensons Solicitors LLP, he became a ...
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Driving Licence Counterpart Abolished
United Kingdom, #England -Wales, #New -Driving-Laws, #Scotland

As of today, Monday 8th June 2015, the paper counterpart to photo-card driving licences will no longer be valid and will no longer be issued by the DVLA.
The changes do not affect photo-card driving licences issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland, the changes only apply to photo-card driving...
As of today, Monday 8th June 2015, the paper counterpart to photo-card driving licences will no long...
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New UK Drug Driving Laws & Limits - 2015
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New drug driving laws are being introduced which will make driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle on a road or other public place with a concentration of any specified controlled drug above the maximum specified limit for that particular drug a criminal offence.

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Drink Drive Limit in Scotland could be Reduced in December
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The maximum legal prescribed alcohol limit for driving could be lowered in Scotland in a matter of weeks
Draft regulations have been laid before the Scottish Parliament by Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill. The draft statutory instrument, if approved, will see the maximum legal alcohol limit in S...
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Michael Hassini, TOWIE Star, Charged with Drink Driving

Michael Hassini the 21 year old TOWIE (the only way is Essex) star has been charged with drink driving and cocaine possession
It is claimed that the TOWIE star crashed his Mercedes into a car which then caused that car to  hit the back of a bus in Oxford Street, London at approximately 3:30am on ...

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Driving Licence Counterpart Abolished
United Kingdom, #England -Wales, #New -Driving-Laws, #Scotland

As of Monday 8th June 2015, the paper driving licence counterpart to photo-card driving licences will no longer be valid and will no longer be issued by the DVLA.

The changes do not affect photo-card driving licences issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland, the changes only apply to...
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Statutory Option Removed, Legal 'Loophole' Closed
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New legislation removes statutory option for drink drivers who are just above the legal drink driving limit

As of 10th April 2015, motorists can no longer rely on the option of replacing an evidential breath specimen with a blood or urine specimen if their breath test shows they do not exceed t...
New legislation removes statutory option for drink drivers who are just above the legal drink drivin...
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Lower Drink Drive Limit in Scotland Approved
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Changes to Scotland’s drink drive limit approved by Scottish Parliament

Scotland’s drink drive limit reduced from 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood

One drink could see Scottish motorists exceeding the new u...
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Drinkdriving.org provides legal information, advice, help and support to people affected by drink driving in the UK, we also provide updates on drink driving laws and related matters.
Introduction
Drinkdriving.org is website dedicated to raising public awareness about the dangers and possible consequences of drinking and driving.

We aim to inform, empower, help, support and educate people in the hope they will make better decisions regarding the consumption of alcohol and driving both now and in the future.

Drink Driving Forum

Our online forum is a community where those involved with, affected by or those charged with drink driving related offences can give and receive advice, help and support from professionals and each other.

Forum contributors include:
  • Michael Lyon, of Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited is the resident expert solicitor who provides free initial legal advice to those charged with drink driving related offences in Scotland.
  • Sean Joyce of Stephensons Solicitors LLP is the resident expert solicitor who provides free initial legal advice to those charged with drink driving related offences in England and Wales.
  • John Price who is currently part of the largest drink driving course provider in the UK (TTC Group), and helps run the drink driving rehabilitation courses is also available to offer help support and advice via the drink driving forum. John was also a police officer for 30 years before becoming involved with the TTC group. 
Other Services

We provide a list of DSA approved drink driving rehabilitation course providers, covering the whole of the UK.

We provide a directory of experienced solicitors, listed by county, many who do legal aid work. They can advise, defend and represent clients who have been charged with drink driving related offences.

Information

Drinkdriving.org provides information on all matters related to drink driving including:
  • World wide drink driving limits
  • DVLA medical for high risk offenders
  • Penalties for drink driving offences
  • Drink driving statistics
  • Police procedure
  • Applying for the early return of driving licence during a disqualification
  • Special reasons not to disqualify drivers charged with drink driving offences
Whatever information about drink driving you are searching for, you are likely to find that information via our website.