Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Cornwall Cracks Down On Drink Driving

drink drive
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:03am 22nd November 2014

Cornwall and Devon could lead calls for zero-tolerance over drinking and driving.

The man in charge of policing here says he wants to push for it.

Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg is heading up a new front in the battle against booze related crime.

Statistics show it costs health and policing £11 billion pounds a year. 

Now Mr Hogg is heading up national efforts to cut the bill.

It will look at things like minimum pricing and better laws.

He said: "We already have common ground on wanting to get high strength alcohol off the streets, strengthening the government resolve on minimum unit pricing, we want to work with supermarkets, it may be we would look to lobby the government on zero tolerance in relation to driving.

"I feel very optimistic that with the strength of the lobby we can make a real difference to the damage being caused by the over indulgence in alcohol."

7:03am 22nd November 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
parking

Car Parking Charges Frozen In Cornwall

Council-run car parks are staying at the same price

received 10154333317626724.jpeg

PHOTOS: Cornwall Mum's Message Of Love Goes Viral

Aimee says it's reached more than 80 places

Most read
whiterock road wadebridge

Woman Dies In House Fire

'Brave' neighbour attempted to rescue her in Wadebridge

starlings 2

WATCH: The Weird Moment Thousands Of Birds Descend On A Cornish Village

It looks like something out of a horror film - but locals were horrified by the mess it left...

Top articles

Cornwall Man Accused Of Child Murder

Cornwall News: Matthew Scully-Hicks denies killing adoptive daughter

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Foo Fighters to headline at Glastonbury 2017

National News: The Foo Fighters have been announced as headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2017.

VIDEO: Cats Die From 'Anti-Freeze Poisoning'

Cornwall News: Vets warn others are missing in Camborne and Redruth

Foo Fighters to headline at Glastonbury 2017

Showbiz News: The Foo Fighters have been announced as headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2017.

French prosecutors launch judicial inquiry into Francois Fillon 'fake jobs' claims

World News: French prosecutors have opened a judicial inquiry into claims Francois Fillon gave his wife a "fake job".

Seven sports fail to reverse Tokyo 2020 funding cuts

Sports News: Seven sports that lost all public funding ahead of Tokyo 2020 have had their appeals to UK Sport rejected.

Men and women 'need different things' to keep friendships alive

Strange News: Your ability to keep long-distance friendships alive may depend on your gender, according to a new study.

Newer article

Hopes For More Routes At Newquay Airport

Cornwall News: A new air link to Dublin will start next year

Older article

Newquay Man Avoids Jail

Cornwall News: It is after he spied on three children getting changed at a swimming pool

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.