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Andrew Gwilt Canaryfan No. Service areas on motorways and trunk roads should not allow to have pubs who sell alcohol. Alcohol and driving don't go well.
The first pint has been bought at the Hope and Champion, a Wetherspoons pub located at the M40 services in Beaconsfield.
The controversial pub is Britain's first at a motorway service station, and will be open from 4am to 1am seven days a week.
The RAC said a survey of 2,000 people showed that only 12% supported putting pubs into motorway service stations.
Around two-thirds said they did not agree with the move, with older drivers more likely to oppose the sale of alcohol at motorway service areas.
Only 8% of over-55s were in favour, with 71% against, while almost one in five of those aged between 18 and 34 were in support.
Around one in four of everyone questioned were undecided on the issue.
A new pub being opened at a motorway service station today was "at odds" with public opinion which was firmly against the move, according to road safety campaigners.
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon said its Hope And Champion will be open from 4am to 1am, seven days a week, in the Extra Motorway Service Area at junction 2 of the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.
The company has spent more than £1.1 million on the pub - the first to be opened at a motorway service area - which will sell real ale from local and regional brewers as well as non-alcoholic and hot drinks.
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The unusual part of this pub is its proximity, right next to Junction 2 of the M40.