#RU2drunk pilot could be expanded

#RU2drunk pilot could be expanded The success of a police pilot project in Torquay where doormen at licensed premises breathalysed suspected drunks could see the scheme implemented across Devon and Cornwall.

#RU2drunk was piloted in 23 of Torquay’s key nightspots during December to see if it helped reduce alcohol fuelled incidents and it resulted in a 39 per cent drop in violent crime...

Police launch Christmas drink drive campaign

Throughout December Devon and Cornwall Police officers will be turning up the heat on drink and drug driving.

Any drivers involved in a collision and any motorists whose driving may lead police to suspect they are under the influence of drink will be breathalysed. If drug driving is suspected they may have to undergo a roadside sobriety test.

Roads Policing Inspector Richard...

Flybe pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before take off at Newquay

A pilot working for Exeter-based airline Flybe was arrested on suspicion of being drunk before take off after a fellow crew member raised the alarm.

He was due to fly from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick yesterday morning.

Passengers faced a five-hour delay as a resuilt of the incident.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: "A 48-year-old man from Crediton,...

This year to save you from tears... don't drink and drive!

With the Christmas party season in full swing Devon and Cornwall Police have issued a seasonal warning to drivers featuring a list of myths and facts. The simple message is that the only way to be safe is not to drink at all and that even if you hitch a lift or take a taxi ride home, you may be over the limit the next morning. Motorists are being warned to take heed of the following advice to...