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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.
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.

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Evidential Roadside Breath Testing Imminent

Evidential roadside breath testing could soon become a reality and would eliminate the need to take suspected drink drivers to the police station in order to obtain an evidential specimen of breath.

Currently, only preliminary breath tests can be performed at the roadside.
Preliminary breath...

https://www.drinkdriving.org/info/evidential-roadside-breath-testing/
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DR10 Convictions & Insurance


Do you have a DR10 conviction that is endorsed on your driving licence as a result of being convicted of drink driving?
What is a DR10 endorsement?
A DR10 endorsement is a code that the DVLA add to a persons driving record when they are convicted of drink driving under section 5(1)(a) of the...

https://www.drinkdriving.org/info/dr10-insurance/

#DrinkDriving, #Insurance
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Do I need a dvla medical after drink driving ban?

Do I need to have a DVLA medical in order to get my driving licence after being disqualified for drink driving?
Only those classed as ‘high risk offenders’ will need to take and pass a DVLA medical before a driving licence will be issued to them after their disqualification has...

https://www.drinkdriving.org/info/medical-after-drink-driving-ban/

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Drink Driving Ban, Will I get Banned? How Long?

Have you been charged with drink driving and are now facing a drink driving ban? Are you worried about what sentence you will receive at court? Do you want to find out how long you will be banned for?
The following information will hopefully answer some of the many questions you have. You may...

https://www.drinkdriving.org/info/drink-driving-ban/

#DrinkDriving, #DrinkDrivingBan
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What is the legal drink drive limit in the UK?

The legal limit in England and Wales is:

35 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath; or
80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood; or
107 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of urine

The legal limit in Scotland is:

22 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath; or
50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood; or
67 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of urine

The Scottish drink drive limit was lowered on 5th December 2014.

https://www.drinkdriving.org/info/legal-drink-drive-limit-uk/

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New Drink Driving Penalties Effective from Today (24/04/2017)
United Kingdom, #Drink-Driving-Penalties

Drink driving penalties among changes made to magistrates court sentencing guidelines which come into force today (24th April 2017)
New sentencing guidelines from the sentencing council are to be used by Magistrates when sentencing offenders as from today. Drink driving penalties updated.
The...
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Hundreds of drug drivers may have been wrongly convicted
United Kingdom, #Drug-Driving-Laws

Large scale investigation launched into forensic company who provide drug and alcohol testing to UK police forces and child services sector underway
Employees at Randox Testing Services (RTS) who describe themselves as ‘a market leader in the Forensic Toxicology and Drug and Alcohol...
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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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