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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Michael James Ball, 23, of Dale Street, New Marske, banned from driving for 20 months and fined pounds 375 with pounds 45 costs for drink-driving.
I have not heard of any of the above being sacked following a drink-driving conviction.
We will continue to target those who persist in drink-driving.
Christopher Steven Lyons, 21, of Kickling Grove, Stockton, banned from driving for 24 months and fined pounds 165 with pounds 45 costs for drink-driving.
We are committed to taking action against those who endanger not only themselves but other road users by drink-driving.
However, recent figures show a slight increase in incidents of drink-driving in Wales and alcohol workers and agencies are concerned at the possible emergence of a hard core of drinkers who are immune to the drink-drive message.
Richard Robert Readshaw, 30, of Enderby Gardens, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, banned from driving for three years, given a six-month prison sentence suspended for 18 months and a four-month curfew order with electronic monitoring for drink-driving, driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance.
To report someone you know is drink-driving call 01422 318157 or 01422 318146 or Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Steven Robert Flear, 37, of Langthwaite Walk, Redcar, banned from driving for 20 months and fined pounds 100 for drink-driving.
In North Yorkshire, the number of people arrested for drink-driving or refusing a test during the seasonal campaign stood at 2.
The drink-drive rehabilitation course covers information about alcohol and its effects on the body, driving ability and behaviour, drink-drive penalties, the effects of drink-driving on family, friends, victims, work and health, analysis of offenders' behaviour and alternatives to drink-driving.
Lee James Bensley, 29, of Beckenham Gardens, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, banned from driving for 12 months and fined pounds 100 with pounds 15 costs for drink-driving.