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# drunk-driving - This year 2022

Gardaí arrested 914 people for driving while intoxicated during Christmas period
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Gardaí arrested 914 people for driving while intoxicated during Christmas period

Jan 14th 2022, 11:28 AM 13,690 Views 14 Comments

914 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated as part of a Garda road safety campaign between the 26th of November and the 4th of January 2022.

# drunk-driving - Last year 2021

Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period
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Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period

Jan 27th 2021, 11:50 AM 15,532 Views 42 Comments

Fixed charge notices were issued to 1,096 motorists for using a mobile phone during the same period.

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Cork motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving twice over six-hour period
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Cork motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving twice over six-hour period

Dec 18th 2020, 5:02 PM 26,776 Views 32 Comments

An Garda Síochána’s Christmas Road Safety Campaign will run until 5 January.

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'
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PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 23,161 Views 29 Comments

Both Brendan Donnelly and his friend Lee Salkeld were killed instantly when a drunk driver ploughed into their car.

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
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Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,471 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal
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Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal

Jan 20th 2018, 5:30 PM 12,242 Views 6 Comments

Infractions can be punishable by up to six months in prison and a $1,000 (€815) fine.

One in five people have driven their car not knowing if they were over the limit from the night before
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One in five people have driven their car not knowing if they were over the limit from the night before

Dec 17th 2017, 1:10 PM 15,744 Views 51 Comments

In total, 9% of people said they had knowingly been a passenger in a car in which the driver was severely hungover.

FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?
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FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?

Apr 9th 2017, 9:30 PM 39,828 Views 64 Comments

Danny Healy-Rae claimed that people drinking three glasses of Guinness have never caused a fatality.

Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal
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Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal

Mar 25th 2017, 6:00 AM 42,178 Views 47 Comments

Almost one million tests that were never actually carried out were recorded on the system.

Seven-year jail term upheld for drunk driver who put a grandmother into a wheelchair
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Seven-year jail term upheld for drunk driver who put a grandmother into a wheelchair

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:15 AM 13,243 Views 18 Comments

Maurice Power had 51 previous convictions.

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads
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Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

Jun 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,925 Views 30 Comments

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'
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'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'

Apr 16th 2016, 2:00 PM 24,544 Views 17 Comments

Kris Caudilla is serving 15 years in prison after he slammed into a car and killed a police officer in 2010.

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?
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Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?

Oct 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 18,504 Views 44 Comments

A crackdown on drink-driving is on the cards as figures show more than half of cases do not end in conviction.

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?
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Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?

Jul 7th 2015, 8:49 AM 12,883 Views 36 Comments

One state in the US allows judges to enforce this, with offenders being required to check in daily to be tested.

VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car
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VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car

Jul 4th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,903 Views 19 Comments

Another road user caught the incident on his dashcam.

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash
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Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash

Jun 18th 2015, 7:01 AM 7,108 Views 5 Comments

‘I had an accident that put at risk my wife’s life and that of a lot of people.’

Chile and Juventus star Arturo Vidal arrested for drunk driving after crash
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Chile and Juventus star Arturo Vidal arrested for drunk driving after crash

Jun 17th 2015, 9:54 AM 4,684 Views 1 Comment

The player starred in the Italian side’s Champions League run last season.

Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years
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Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years

May 5th 2015, 10:28 AM 36,391 Views 33 Comments

Kayla Mendoza drove the wrong way down a motorway at 154 km/h.

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash
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"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash

May 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 61,631 Views 43 Comments

The texts were sent a few minutes before a fatal car crash in Miami.

Remember the three-boobed woman? She's been arrested for drunk driving
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Remember the three-boobed woman? She's been arrested for drunk driving

Jan 27th 2015, 10:05 PM 7,602 Views 1 Comment

Still no official word on whether the boobs are real or fake, though.

Drunk woman crashed car into fire station with python wrapped around her neck
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Drunk woman crashed car into fire station with python wrapped around her neck

Aug 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 2,799 Views 1 Comment

Talk about making an entrance.

Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers
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Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers

Jun 11th 2014, 4:50 PM 13,314 Views 36 Comments

By shining a laser through a car from the side of the road, researchers can measure blood alcohol levels inside moving vehicles.

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women
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Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women

Nov 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,831 Views 48 Comments

The findings are contained in a new survey from AA Motor Insurance.

Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower
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Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower

Sep 19th 2013, 6:45 PM 962 Views 0 Comments

It was 1.30am when he was arrested in Pennsylvania.

Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel
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Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 10,489 Views 42 Comments

A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.

Mother of drunk driving victim campaigns for 'Brendan's Law'
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Mother of drunk driving victim campaigns for 'Brendan's Law'

May 5th 2012, 1:04 PM 6,760 Views 34 Comments

Christina Donnelly said her 24-year-old son had a “heart of gold” and was “desperately missed”.

One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver
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One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver

Aug 26th 2011, 11:15 AM 206 Views 5 Comments

More men than women said they had knowingly taken a lift with someone who was over the limit.

Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges
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Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges

Mar 10th 2011, 3:55 PM 385 Views 0 Comments

A source close to the actress said she will not accept a plea deal involving jail time.