Tag Archives: drink driving

The morning after can be just as dangerous as the night before

With the Christmas party season in full swing, Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team is reminding motorists of the morning after drink-drive risk. Most people know the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and wouldn’t dream of putting lives at risk by driving home after a night out drinking. The dangers of driving […]

Avoid a World Cup penalty by having none for the road!

Somerset County Council’s road safety team is urging everyone to keep the roads alcohol free during the World Cup. Many people enjoy having a drink or two while watching the football, and with the World Cup kicking off this week this is something that will be happening across the nation. The road safety team want […]

Stay safe and have none for the road

Somerset County Council’s road safety team is reminding drivers to steer clear of alcohol when driving following the release of sobering new national drink-drive statistics. The figures from the Department for Transport show that across the country 1,370 people were estimated to have been killed or seriously injured in drink-drive related collisions in 2015 – […]

Road campaigners issue ‘Morning After’ drink drive reminder to sports fans

Rugby fans are being reminded to make sure they are not over the drink drive alcohol limit the morning after watching a world cup game. The Rugby World Cup starts on 18 September and Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team is using it as a timely reminder of the ‘Morning After Calculator’ launched earlier this […]

Are you really safe to drive the morning after?

With longer evenings and the barbecue season in full flow, Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team is backing a new app which raises awareness of ‘morning after’ drink driving. The free app, called the ‘Morning After Calculator’, works out approximately how long it takes for alcohol to pass through your body and is designed to […]