driving under the influence

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Driving under the influence. The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other neuropharmacolic agents

driving under the influence (of alcohol)

DUI, driving while intoxicated, DWI Public health The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. See Alcohol, Moving vehicle accident.
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A HARD core of drink drivers continue to flout the law, according to the final set of figures for the festive period.
It builds on last year's warning describing how an unlikely young woman became a drink driver because she drove the morning after a party.
Let's all hope it shocks the death wish drink drivers into leaving the car at home and taking a cab instead.
But Northern Constabulary arrested 35 drink drivers and one drug driver during a four-week initiative.
She was left permanently disabled after a smash caused by a drink driver, in which pal Stuart Elsender was also killed.
The drink driver was sentenced to 300 hours community service and ordered to pay pounds 2,000 compensation at pounds 20 a week to the family.
The Calderdale figures are typical of the injuries caused by drink drivers on the area's roads each year.
It follows on from Christmas's successful Dob In A Drink Driver campaign.
DRINK drivers kill one in three people who die in horror smashes every year.
Drink drivers will learn about the dangers of drug driving as part of a new pilot course starting today (24 October 2016).
IT is the time of the year when we get the traditional anti-drink driving campaign and for 10 days a police force prepared to "crack down" on drink drivers.
SUSPECTED drink drivers in the West Midlands could also be tested for drug abuse during the festive season.