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Thousands of drink drivers re-offend

A BBC investigation has found that tens of thousands of the most serious drink drivers, motorists placed on the DVLA's High Risk list, went on to re-offend when they were allowed back on the road.

Using the Freedom of Information Act, BBC Radio 4's The World at One programme discovered there were 230,149 banned drivers on the register. And more than 40,000 of the offenders had been on it before.

Nicola Beckford reports.

  • 27 Sep 2013
  • From the section UK
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