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Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Would A Zero Blood-Alcohol Limit Law Prevent Further Tragedy?

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Like most of Australia, I woke Sunday morning to the news of the four children whose lives were tragically taken by an alleged drunk driver behind the wheel of a car he should never have gotten into that night.

National

National

Celebrity Trainer Michelle Bridges Allegedly Caught Drink Driving With Child In Car

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Celebrity trainer Michelle Bridges has allegedly been caught drink-driving with a five-year-old child in the car with her at the time.

Crime

Crime

Man Who Rode Two Kilometres On Lawnmower Charged With Drink Driving

1 min read

A man has been nabbed drink driving on a lawnmower in Sydney's west.

Crime

Crime

Why Drinking Kombucha Could Be Bad For Pregnant Women And P-Plate Drivers

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Despite being marketed as a health drink, some kombucha brands can have half as much as alcohol as a beer, prompting calls for changes to labelling and safety information.

Updated

Updated

Father's Actions After Crash Leaves Cops 'Sickened'

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An alleged drunk driver has fled the scene of a car crash, leaving his two child passengers amongst the rubble of the vehicles involved.

Crime

Crime

Alleged Drunk Driver Five Times Over Legal Limit Caught Twice In One Evening

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Forrestfield Police caught a Perth man allegedly drink driving on two separate incidents in one night -- at the same location.

World

World

School Bus Driver Blames Doughnut For Reckless Driving

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A school bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence while having children in her vehicle.

National

National

Tough New Drink Driving Laws Come Into Effect Today

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First-time drink drivers caught in New South Wales can now lose their licence under strict new penalties that come into effect on Monday. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Australia's Most Trusted Politician Isn't Even An Aussie

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Truckie Detained By Members Of The Public After Jack-Knifing On U-Turn

1 min read

A truck driver, 49, was detained by members of the public after jack-knifing his truck, before giving an alleged alcohol reading nearly six times the legal limit.

News

News

Drunk Russian Sailor Crashes Cargo Ship Into Bridge

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Onlookers have captured the moment a ship crashed into a road bridge in South Korea, as cars skid to a halt just metres away.

World

World

Drunk Uber Passenger Grabs Wheel As Car Speeds At 100kmh

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An Uber driver says he may never pick up passengers again after a drunk rider yanked the wheel as his car sped along a highway at speeds above 100 kilometres an hour.

News

News

Truck Driver Claims Hot Cross Buns Could Put You Over Drink-Driving Limit

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It may only be January, but hot cross buns are hot out of the oven and onto supermarket shelves, prompting an online warning from a West Australian truck driver.

Crime

Crime

Man Caught Allegedly High-Range Drink Driving With Three Young Kids In Car

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The 48-year-old man blew more than three times over the legal limit.

Crime

Crime

Valet Blows Over The Limit After Crashing Car At Work

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A hotel valet has been charged after crashing a car he was moving while on duty.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Glee' Star Arrested And Charged With DUI After Car Crash

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Jesse Luken was arrested for drink driving after allegedly destroying his car in a serious crash over the Christmas period.

National

National

Motorway Driver Allegedly 4.5 Times Over Legal Alcohol Limit

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Five people were charged with high-range drink driving across the state on Christmas Eve day.

Crime

Crime

Man Caught Drink Driving Twice In Two Hours

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In what must be record time, NSW Police have allegedly nabbed a repeat-offender almost immediately after the launch of their Christmas-New Year road safety operation.

National

National

Man Allegedly Tries To Beat Breath Test By Downing Bottle Of Listerine

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A man who allegedly sought to alter a roadside breath test accidentally returned a reading ten times the legal limit.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Two Drivers Test Positive To Every Drug In Testing List: Police

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Police have revealed that since cocaine testing for drivers was introduced in July in NSW, they have busted two drivers found to have every drug on the test list in their system.

National

National

Calls For Alco-Gates To Curb Drink Driving

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A new report into drink driving has found one in four people who believe they are over the limit the morning after a night-out still get behind the wheel.

News

News

‘Lift Legends’ To Be The Silent Heroes Of The Festive Season

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P-Platers encouraged to be the designated drivers for their drunk parents as part of QLD’s new anti-drink-driving campaign.

Crime

Crime

Uber Drink-Driver Caught At Twice The Legal Limit On The Job

1 min read

He has been banned from the ride-sharing app.

Crime

Crime

QLD Woman Arrested For Drink-Riding A Horse

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Drink driving "can include a horse", police said.

News

News

Julie Goodwin Cops Fine, Six Month Licence Suspension For Drink Driving

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Goodwin was caught driving while at more than double the legal limit.

News

News

Dashcam Shows Moment Driver Slams Into Sydney House

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“It was just good luck that no one was killed or seriously injured by you.”