Drink Driving

Want to know more about UK drink drive laws? These detailed question and answers cover the majority of different situations you might find yourself in.

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Failing To Supply – Judge Says Sorry To Our Client!

Dominic Says: Trust me it doesn’t happen very often……We want it in writing, framed and on the wall! We were asked to advise a client on an application to lift a ban early after he had served two years of …

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When Can I Have Drink Driving Taken Off My Licence?

Question: I have read that after 5 years I can apply to court to have a DR10 taken off my licence. The conviction is over 5 years ago and I have had no offences since that time. Incidentally I was …

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Drink Driving – Can I Avoid It By Doing The Maths

Question: Doing the maths No offence as of yet. My son has been told that if say you consume 4 pints, if you add on one hour then one hour for each pint, so now that is 4 hours, after …

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Drink Driving Without Insurance

Question: Drink Driving/Possibly without Insurance This is on my son’s behalf. He was arrested this evening, and has given a positive breath test. He does have comprehensive insurance however, but there is a doubt as to whether that insurance is …

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I Didn’t Send In My Pass Certificate And Lost My Entitlement To Drive Whilst Banned

Question: Hi I was banned for drink driving and have seen my ban out. On trying to regain my licence I was told because I was banned while still using my provisional licence even though I had passed my test, …

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Drink Driving And Leaving The Scene Of An Accident

Question: leaving the scene of the accident and D/D I had an accident I hit the car in front of me, I left the scene as I felt threatened by other driver I panicked. There was a lot of witnesses. …

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Theft Of A Vehicle And Drink Driving

Question: drink driving & taking vehicle without permission Your road traffic offence question: Friday night l took my friends vehicle without permission whilst under the influence of alcohol. Crashed the car called the police was arrested. I have to appear …

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Failing To Supply A Specimen For Analysis – How Long Does Endorsement Stay On Licence?

Question: DR30 – Failing to supply a Specimen Your road traffic offence question: whats the earliest I can remove this from my licence? Dominic Says: These offences can be removed from your licence after 11 years. They lose effect after …

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Drink Driving The Morning After

Question: I failed the breathalyser test in the morning after of the said date and showed 55 on the breathalyser How many points have you got on your licence from the last 3 years: none How long have you been …

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12 Month Drink Driving Ban

Question: Drink driving I have received a 12 month driving ban for first time offence and a £300 fine. My breathalyser test was tested as 46. Please advice. Dominic Says: That’s a normal sentence for drink driving. The fine is …

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