It’s now half a century since the government started warning of the risks of drinking and driving at Christmas. We look at how the TV ads have changed.
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.
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?
From gruesome crashes to images of twisted bones, many of us will have seen examples of the shock-tactic advertising used by road safety campaigners. But do these adverts work?
More than a quarter of men say they have driven a car while over the legal alcohol limit, new research shows.
With speeds topping 160mph on UK roads, we've put together an interactive map showing the top 20 speeding hotspots in the UK in 2012.
Exclusive research by Confused.com reveals the 10 most common motoring convictions – and how breaking the law can cost you hundreds of pounds when renewing your car insurance.
If you haven't taken drugs, passing a drug-driving test should be easy, right? Not necessarily, according to motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller, who says the current roadside drug-driving test is incredibly complicated.
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