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How to avoid becoming a drink driver

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Here are some tips from Directgov and Findlaw.

  • Do not drink at all and avoid the risk

  • If there is a chance you will drink, leave your car at home

  • Know your units and how much you can legally drink

  • Do not presume you are sober the next morning

  • Appoint a designated driver from the group

  • Understand there are no tricks to help you sober up more quickly

  • Do not offer an alcoholic drink to someone you know is driving

  • Do not accept a lift from someone you know has been drinking

Follow these links to ITV Central's coverage of drink-driving campaigns

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