While it’s common knowledge that drink driving is a crime, fewer people are aware of the law relating to driving under the influence of cannabis. Let’s look at just a few things to take into account.
Can the police force me to take a drug test even if my driving isn’t impaired?
If police officers have reason to suspect you’re driving under the influence of a controlled drug such as cannabis,...Read More
20% of British drivers have admitted to driving the morning after a night of heavy drinking, despite still being intoxicated with alcohol.
According to a survey by road safety charity, Brake, many motorists believe that if they’ve had some sleep following their drinking session, they’ll be alright to drive afterwards. However, in reality, many of these drivers may still be over the alcohol...Read More
From drinking coffee to sober you up to refusing breath tests until you’ve spoken to a lawyer, when it comes to drink driving myths, we’ve heard them all. Today we’ll debunk just 6 of the most common driving driving fables.
1. It’s safe to drink two alcoholic drinks before driving – False
There is no scientific evidence to suggest it’s safe to drive after drinking two alcoholic drinks....Read More
With advancements of technology the prevalence of privately recorded footage in the justice system has shown a marked increase. It seems there is seldom a noteworthy event that goes uncaptured by a gaggle of smartphones or such devices. There has also been a rise in the number of individuals having dash cams fitted to their own vehicles. Our Nick Terry discusses the legal implications and...Read More
From driving without insurance to using your phone at the wheel, there are countless driving offences that are well known for being illegal. However, some motorists may be guilty of committing other driving offences without realising it. Here are 6 driving offences you might not know are illegal:
Overtaking at a pedestrian crossing
If you’re approaching a pedestrian crossing on a multi-lane...Read More
In 2015, there were more than 186,209 casualties in reported road traffic accidents. Of these, 22,137 people were seriously injured and 1,732 died. With human error often blamed for the majority of car accidents, the rise in driverless vehicles is predicted to change our roads for the better and save lives in the process.
However, although self-driving cars are set to reduce the number of...Read More