Ministers plan to give magistrates the power to impose huge financial penalties on drivers found guilty of common offences. Do these proposals go too far?
There are a number of factors magistrates use when deciding whether to be tough or lenient on motor offenders, as legal expert Jeanette Miller explains.
As thousands of drinkers complete a month off the booze as part of "Dry January", we put a selection of alcohol-free wine, beer and cider to the test.
A new pub being opened off the M40 by JD Wetherspoon has been given the go-ahead in spite of public opposition, road safety campaigners claim.
New Year's Eve drinkers are being warned they could potentially be over the drink driving limit for the whole of New Year's Day.
Some 47 per cent of Brits would report a drink driver to police and a quarter would shop a close relative or partner planning to drink and drive, finds a new study.
Two police forces are promoting rewards of up to £1,000 for revellers who report suspected drink-drivers this Christmas. But is this the right approach?
Fewer people are driving after an alcoholic drink, but a road safety charity is calling on festive party-goers to stand up to those who still insist on breaking the rules.
A hangover following a night of heavy drinking can impair driving performance as much as driving under the influence of alcohol, according to new research.
Motorists have been urged to think about how getting caught drink-driving could affect the rest of their lives.
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