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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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7,200 arrested in drink and drug-driving crackdown

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Around 7,200 motorists were arrested for drink and drug-driving, figures from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) show.

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Who's breaking the laws of the road?

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Who's breaking the speed limit in the UK? We reveal the cars most likely to have specific type of conviction.

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Blog: Drink driving, Christmas, and the law

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Motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller has put together these drink driving pointers to help ensure that you stay on the right side of the law this Christmas.

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Will intensive driving courses ban make roads safer?

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The Association of British Insurers has called for a ban on intensive driving courses as part of “tough love” proposals to cut young driver road accident and reduce their insurance costs.

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Car premiums could be hit hard if you drink and drive

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The consequences of drink-driving are extremely serious, as you are risking the lives of innocent people – as well as your own. But there's also a financial price to pay.

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Two 17-year-olds explain the pitfalls of being new drivers

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Are learners being properly prepared for our roads? We talk to two people who have recently passed to find out how they think the system should be improved.

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Blog: Mobility scooters, drink driving and the law

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There are reportedly 300,000 mobility scooters and around 4 to 5 million bicycles regularly used on UK roads but they aren't governed by the same laws as other motorists - a situation that needs to be remedied, says motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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Blog: Don't fall for these motoring myths

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Motor lawyer Jeanette Miller says that drivers should be aware of the law rather than rely on dubious popular wisdom about what is and isn’t illegal.

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Would you pass your driving test if you re-took it today?

Would you pass your driving test now?

We sent a reporter out for a mock driving test to see how many bad habits she'd picked up in the four years since passing. Would you pass your test now?

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