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Are you underestimating your alcohol intake?

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You might consider yourself a moderate drinker but you could be underestimating how much alcohol you consume by up to 40 per cent, according to a new government study.

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Would you help this 'drunk' man into his car?

Would you help this 'drunk' man into his car?

We secretly filmed an actor, pretending to be drunk, as he asked passersby to help him into his car? How many people do you think refused?

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Blog: Festive driving traps to avoid

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There are many festive driving traps to avoid, writes motoring journalist Maria McCarthy, whether it's morning-after drink-driving or nodding off at the wheel while driving cross country on the big day itself to see two sets of families.

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Blog: Police powers to stop & search motorists

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What powers do the police have to stop motorists and what should you say if you feel you have been stopped unfairly? Motor lawyer Jeanette Miller explains all.

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Over the limit: Drink driving in Great Britain

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We take a look at the call for lower drink drive limits, the amount of drink drive offences in GB and whether people think punishments for convicted drunk drivers are harsh enough.

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Guide to driving around Europe

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Planning to hit the road on your holidays this year? Depending on which European country you're driving in, the rules and regulations of the road can vary.

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Blog: Should the drink driving limit be cut?

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A new call to lower the drink driving limit reopens the debate, writes motoring journalist Maria McCarthy.  Read More…

Blog: Are you covered if you drink and drive?

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In recent months, changes by some car insurance providers over driving under the influence of drink and drugs have caused confusion, writes motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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Bumper to bumper

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The number of cars on the road has increased steadily over the last few decades, so you'd expect the number of road accidents to have increased along with it, but think again. We explore changes in the number of road accidents and vehicle-related offences in England and Wales over time.  Read More…

Blog: How a drink driving ban could affect you travelling abroad

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A drink driving conviction could jeopardise a person’s chances of working, studying, or even travelling abroad, writes motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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