Drink driving happens all year round

Drink driving happens all year round

Published by KLFM
12:10pm 9th January 2020.

Just because the campaign is over, doesn't mean the police won't still catch you.

Drink driving doesn't just happen at Christmas - it happens all year round. 

Norfolk Special Constabulary tweeted saying they won't stop checking.


During our drink drive campaign, we spoke to Sergeant Peter Howlett about his experiences with drink drivers as a police officer. 

He said: 

"I've been to more fatal collisions than I care to remember and they do stick in your mind.

"Just a year ago I had to speak to a woman whose son had been killed and we couldn't find her and in the end I had to phone her up and explain what had happened and meet her.

"It was five o'clock in the morning when I got to see her and explain not only had her son been killed by the driver involved had been consuming alcohol and was under arrest."

"The message has been out there for years.

"The safe limit is no alcohol.

"But there are people who will continue to ignore that warning and advice.

"Some drivers feel they'll never get caught but we do catch a lot of drink drivers especially at Christmas."


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