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Can an insurance company refuse a claim if a driver has an accident while over the drink drive limit?
I stupidly got behind the wheel the morning after a night out and was over the limit. I got a DR10, which I declared and paid through the roof for insurance. Is it true that you only have to declare it...
I'm preparing to return to the road after a DDI ban - first (and last) offence, incurred accidentally. Obviously insurance is going to be an issue, but would you suggest buying a more modern (and more...
Which cars are cheapest to insure for a reformed drink driver?
My parked car was crashed into by a drink driver at night, I was at home sleeping. The police arrested him for drink driving and criminal damage and arranged the recovery. My insurance (Tesco) is third...
Is it legal to drive in England if you've been banned for drink driving in Scotland? Does the ban cover the whole of the UK or just Scotland?
Today I received a fine from Vehicle control Services for £60,I stopped my car on the main road out of Liverpool airport (first ever visit) to answer my mobile phone. Photos show me stationary with footbrake...
I would like to share an experience with you about drinking and driving. As you well know, some of us have been known to have had brushes with the authorities on our way home from the odd social session...
An advert for the AlcoSense Elite breathalyser in the Telegraph Shop section in Motoring states "Four pints of beer in the evening could put you over the limit until 11am.” Where can this super mega-strength...
Looking through some old papers I came across a letter from my brother written in 1960. With some friends he had helped the police in Bristol catch a very clearly drunken driver (who finally crashed into...
 

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