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Christmas Crackdown on Drink Driving

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The National Police Chiefs Council has issued a warning to party makers during the Christmas season: if you drink do not drive. They have launched their annual anti-drink and driving campaign at the beginning of the festive month. Their campaign has a new sense of urgency after reports that a man suspected of drink driving tried to escape police in North Yorkshire last night by hiding in a large shed housing a nativity scene. North Yorkshire police confirmed that they were able to locate the suspect, The Independent reported. Today in Kent a man has been banned from the road for two and a half years, after he was caught five times over the limit. The December campaign last year resulted in 191,040 people being tested, with 6,550 people failing the breath test. These statistic