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New Figures Reveal Seasonal Spike in Drink Driving Offences

Police Scotland have confirmed that there was a “seasonal spike” in the number of drink driving offences over the festive period. 

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Lowering Scotland Drink Driving Has No Effect on Criminal Offences

According to the recent statistics lowering the drink driving limit in Scotland has had a minimal effect on the number of criminal offences. 

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Scottish Drivers Committing More Than 40 Serious Offences Per Day

New figures reveal Scottish motorists are suspected of committing 40 or more serious road traffic offences each day.

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Drink Driving at Christmas

Police Scotland has launched a campaign in conjunction with the Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland to discourage people from driving over the festive period if they have consumed any alcohol at all.

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Fife man more than five times the legal limit

A Fife man has been warned that he could face jail after being caught driving while more than five times over the legal drink driving limit, reported STV news this week.

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Edinburgh man jailed for speeding

An Edinburgh man has been convicted by a jury of causing death by dangerous driving, reports the BBC.

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Uninsured and unlicensed drivers targeted

Nearly two hundred drivers were caught last week in a Police Scotland initiative targeting unlicensed and uninsured drivers. As part of the initiative, the police used powers under Section 165A of The Road Traffic Act 1988, which allows them to seize the vehicles of motorists caught driving without insurance or a licence.

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