Hull driver pulled over a whopping four times over drink…

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Hull driver pulled over a whopping four times over drink…

Hull driver pulled over a whopping four times over drink drive limit
2021-12-12 15:14:00
A motorist has been found a staggering four times over the drink drive limit after he was stopped by police. Officers were warned of a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner in north Hull on Saturday evening. The driver failed a roadside breath test and then further tests while in custody resulted in a a reading of 149 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath – the legal limit is 35. For the latest crime news click here. A post on the Humberside Police – Hull Facebook page said: “Tonight (Saturday) officers from [north Hull] and [Team Four Patrol Hull] have stopped a vehicle after being reported for its manner of driving. “This led to the driver blowing over the prescribed limit at the roadside and then a whopping 149 (four times the legal limit) on the evidential machine in custody.” For the latest on crime in your area enter your postcode below The arrest comes as police issued a stark warning to those planning on enjoying Christmas festivities this year to not risk drinking and driving. Humberside Police have urged people to plan ahead and to have a designated driver or a taxi booked to avoid the potentially tragic consequences of driving under the influence. The police said they understand that calling a cab and waiting for it may not seem so appealing in this colder weather, especially when pubs, clubs and bars are so busy, but this saves lives. Last year Humberside Police arrested 129 people on suspicion of drink driving over the festive season, and while arrests were relatively low due to the pandemic, they said 129 is still far too high. Of those arrested, some were responsible for getting behind the wheel the morning after the night before. The force warned that whether you’re staying in or heading out, alcohol can stay in your system for a prolonged period of time the next day, sometimes taking longer than expect

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