Tag Archives: Drink Driving

Fatal Road Crash May Have Been Linked to Alcohol

The worst accidents seem to be the ones caused by drink driving, as this picture of a mangled vehicle so clearly demonstrates. Police believe alcohol was a key factor in a crash involving a B-Double truck and a mini-van which claimed the lives of 3 men travelling in the mini-van. It is believed the 3 […]

What the Law Says About Drinking Behind the Wheel

Drinking behind the wheel is a terrible idea, we all know this but what exactly does the law say? In Australia laws differ from state to state. In NSW, all drivers are prevented from drinking alcohol while driving and the same applies for Victorian drivers. In Queensland its an offence to drink alcohol while driving […]

Alcohol Interlock Device Saving Lives

An article on SunshineCoastDaily recently revealed that the alcohol interlock devices in the vehicles of drink drivers is saving lives on the road. The interlock connects to the ignition of a vehicle, stopping it from starting if the driver has been consuming alcohol. Drivers have to demonstrate a  zero alcohol content to start their vehicle and are […]

System being Developed to Stop Drink Driving

In the future cars could come fitted with driver alcohol detection systems that stop the car from moving if the driver is over the legal limit. The system is currently being developed according to American laws and is expected to save countless lives, as drink driving is a major cause of fatal crashes on U.S […]

Victorian Drink Drivers Who Blow Over .10 To Lose Cars

Victorian drink drivers that blow over .10 could lose their cars  under tough new penalties. As the tough new drink driving penalties are rolled out by police across the state, drivers who are caught over the limit (.10 and above) face having their vehicles impounded. Due to the crackdown, its is estimated that at least […]