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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In Charge Whilst Over The Limit?

Question: Offence: Drive motor vehicle when alcohol level above limit I was in a petrol station, filled my car then paid for it at the shop and the came toward my car. Police van pulled over as I was going …

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How To Lift A Driving Ban After 2 Years

Question: Failure to Supply Analysis I was charged with failure to supply analysis in x 2010 (date of offence x) & pleaded not guilty due to medical reasons. I was banned for 17 months. I have since completed a TTC …

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Lifting Driving Ban Early

Question: I found your details on the internet following some research on my sentence. I am currently serving a 3 year driving ban having been banned drink driving for the 2nd time. I was caught again 9 months into my …

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Do I Have To Declare Drink Driving Matter

Question: Drink driving I was banned from driving when I was 17 for drink driving and I am now 30 yrs old. Do you still have to inform the insurance company of this disqualification although it was 13 yrs ago? …

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The Wrong Person Has Been Accused

Question: If an in-law was driving the car at the time of the accident (no witnesses available or other car involved) with the accused (owner) as the passenger and the police came busting through the house door some 3 hours …

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Served 2 Years Of A 3 Year Drink Driving Ban

Question: I am banned for drink driving. I got a 3 year driving ban because it was my second time. I have done 2 years of my ban and want to get my ban shortened because I need my licence …

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Drunk in Charge?

Question: Sitting in car while engine running Can you get someone done for drunk in charge, for not attempting to drive? Dominic Says: Is it an allegation of being in drunk in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence …

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Failing To Provide A Specimen For Analysis

Question: driving whilst disqualified, failing to give a specimen Recently went to court and got sentenced to probation and a 3 year ban for the above offences. I was allowed to drive with a provision licence, but got in to …

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Did They Have To Ban Me?

Question: I have been banned for 12 months for drink driving. I was told that this was the minimum sentence they could give me under the circumstances. I had a letter from my doctor letting the court know about my …

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Roadside Breath Test

Question: How accurate are roadside breath test devices? thank you Dominic says: The roadside breath test gives a preliminary indication of whether someone is over the limit. If you blow positive at the roadside the officer will arrest you and …

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