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- noun chiefly UK Operation of a
motor vehicleafter recently consuming an alcoholic beverage.
- noun chiefly UK, law A
criminal offencecommitted by a person who operates a vehicle when the measured amount of alcoholin his or her bloodexceeds the legal limit.
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Danny Care has been fined a total of £3,100 and banned from driving for 16 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving in the early hours of New Year's Day.
However, your stepson may not be dependent and without wanting to seem to belittle your worries I take drink-driving very seriously is your assessment accurate?
Problem solved 2011
He was arrested for suspected drink-driving but a breath test showed he was under the legal limit, the court wastold.
Lancaster had already made his resolve clear when, within days of his appointment, he suspended Danny Care, the England player to whom he is closest, after he was arrested for drink-driving.
Judge Wolfgang Backen read out his list of previous crimes: theft, several cases of actual and grievous bodily harm, stabbing a man and drink-driving.
The drink-driving incident was a turning point, says Pennant, who was released from prison after serving 31 days.
So set your body clock for Fast Freddie, the Widow and Me, the redemptive tale of a swaggering cock of a drink-driving luxury car dealer forced to do community service at a drop-in centre for teenagers with behavioural and social problems.
"Theft of motor vehicles, robbery, drink-driving – daft little things, but it sticks with you," he says.
Britain's not working Amelia Gentleman 2010
In March 2005, while on loan from Arsenal at Birmingham City, Pennant was sentenced to three months in prison after he was found guilty of drink-driving, driving while disqualified and having no insurance.
Pennant, tagged "the most expensive teenager in English football" after his move from Notts County to Arsenal a dozen years ago, could be found half a dozen years later wearing a tag of a very different kind in Birmingham City's matches while on probation from a jail term following a drink-driving conviction.