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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Drinking and Driving Offences 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781853285592
ISBN: 1853285595
Previous Edition ISBN: 1853288519
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.50

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Fully updated and revised, this practical book provides practitioners with invaluable guidance on the statute and case law concerning drinking and driving offences. Clear and thorough, "Drinking and Driving Offences" provides:-

  • coverage of all aspects, from initial breath test and arrest through to sentencing and rehabilitation;
  • a handy and portable guide that will prove indispensable in the office and on the go;
  • consideration of the impact of the forthcoming Road Safety Act 2006, which will include the introduction of medical enquiries for persistent offenders and the use of alcohol ignition interlocks.

Road Traffic Law
1. An overview of the procedure
2. Power to require preliminary tests
3. The arrest
4. Protection for hospital patients and testing of incapacitated drivers
5. Driving or in charge whilst unfit
6. The 'in charge' statutory defence
7. Driving whilst over the prescribed limit
8. Evidence of analysis
9. Using specimen evidence, post-accident consumption and back calculation
10. Failure to provide a specimen
11. Causing death whilst under the influence of drink or drugs
12. Sentencing
13. Road Safety Bill 2006.;