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Blog: Drink-driving law changes could catch innocent motorists

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Motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller says innocent motorists could end up being convicted if the government’s proposed changes to drink-driving law go ahead. Here, she explains why.

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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: The full cost of a motoring conviction

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Been caught speeding, using a mobile phone at the wheel, drink driving? What effect will this have on your car insurance costs? Motor lawyer Jeanette Miller takes a look.

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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 Brits carry breathalysers in cars?

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All motorists in France have to carry a breathalyser kit in their car or face a fine, under new rules that came into effect on 1 July. Should the UK follow suit? 

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Should cars be fitted with alcohol sensors?

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Every car should be fitted with a breathalyser that allows the vehicle to start only if the driver is under the legal blood alcohol limit, a former government drugs adviser says.

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New law to clamp down on drug-driving

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The Prime Minister has announced his intention to change legislation to clamp down on drug driving.   Read More…