Definition of 'drink-drive'
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There was no trace of drugs although he was two and a half times over the drink-drive limit. Times, Sunday Times (2017)No drugs were found in his system and he was only two and a half times the legal drink-drive limit. The Sun (2017)The city's crown court heard he had two past drink-drive convictions. The Sun (2016)AN electrician nabbed at five times the drink-drive limit after downing a bottle of vodka has escaped jail by a whisker. The Sun (2017)He also faces court on drink-drive charges after a crash that left him needing emergency surgery. The Sun (2008)Tests found he was five times the drink-drive alcohol limit and had taken cocaine and amphetamines. The Sun (2008)Tests found he had more than twice the legal drink-drive limit of alcohol in his blood. The Sun (2008)The van driver was tracked down at home nearby and found to be twice the drink-drive limit. The Sun (2015)The pet was actually over the human drink-drive limit. The Sun (2009)Tests showed she was more than twice the drink-drive limit. The Sun (2007)But do you saunter around a pub to check whether patrons have drunk too much to drive home within the legal drink-drive limit? Times, Sunday Times (2007)A teacher faces jail after being caught nearly five times over the drink-drive limit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was over the drink-drive alcohol limit, say police. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The 32-year-old was found to be three times over the drink-drive limit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was also three times over the drink-drive limit, his inquest was told. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was suspended from the show for two months in 2003 for heavy boozing and also got a drink-drive ban. The Sun (2010)Precisely for that reason, the drink-drive alcohol limit ought to be seen to be fair and within the limits of acceptable risk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At the time of his death he had cannabis and three times the drink-drive limit of alcohol in his system, the court heard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A loophole that allows drivers found to be slightly over the drink-drive limit to demand a blood test will be closed under government plans announced yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A breath test allegedly found he was 1½ times the legal drink-drive limit. The Sun (2009)TV chiefs suspended her for two months in 2003 for boozing and she also got a drink-drive ban. The Sun (2010)A woman driver who caused the death of her passenger when she crashed her car while twice over the drink-drive limit has been jailed for three years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was more than five times over the legal drink-drive limit, and had enough alcohol in her blood to make her comatose and depress her respiratory system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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