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Scottish festive drink drug check results ‘extremely disappointing’

Approximately one in 15 drivers stopped by Police Scotland over the festive period tested positive for alcohol or drugs. The force’s festive drink and drug drive campaign ran between 1 December and 2 January and saw officers breathalyse 8,687 drivers at the roadside. In total, 580 people were arrested for drink (395) or drug (185) […]

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28-month prison sentence for serial driving theory test impersonator

A Coventry man has been sent to prison for 2 years and 4 months for trying to sit theory driving tests for other people at 12 locations across England. Swallaxadin Abdul Bashir, 42, was sentenced at Warwick Crown Court on Wednesday (8 January) for his 12 offences, which took place from October 2018 to August […]

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Make sure your eyesight goes beyond 20/20 this year

Road safety organisations are reminding drivers and riders of all ages to make an appointment for an eyesight test this year. This would make a significant contribution to reducing collisions and injuries on the UK’s roads. GEM Motoring Assist road safety officer Neil Worth said: “What better time than the year 2020 to get your […]

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Schools in Cardiff go car free

Cardiff has become the latest UK city to introduce a scheme which involves closing streets around schools to motorised traffic at peak times. School Streets aim to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality at the school gates, as well as making it safer for children to walk or cycle to school. Cardiff Council is […]

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