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A grandmother believed to be the county’s oldest female drink driver has been banned from the roads.
Betty Teague, 85, failed a roadside breath test after police pulled her over.
The grandmother-of-nine is thought to be the UK’s oldest drink driver.
She says that she drank just one very small vodka and coke.
Driving while using your mobile is ranked as risky as driving after having a few drinks.
Taking your eyes off the road for even a moment to make a call or try and reply to a text can have tragic consequences.
But motorists have been left fuming as figures confirm fears that fewer and fewer offenders are being caught by police.
A woman gave birth on the side of the motorway after police blocked in her speeding father.
Her father was driving her to hospital at breakneck speeds of 100mph as her labour was already well underway.
Tiffany Ellmore gave birth on the hard shoulder of Hampshire’s M275 motorway on Friday evening after the police chase.
A learner driver has been nicked on suspicion of car-jacking his instructor in the middle of a lesson.
Police in Birmingham arrested a 22-year-old in connection with the robbery.
A lorry driver was caught using Skype while driving on Britain’s busiest motorway.
The French driver was having a webcam chat with a computer on his dashboard as he drove along the M25 last night.
Police had received a call after 9pm from a fellow motorist who thought they had seen the driver watching television while driving at junction 12.
Mobile speed cameras in Bristol and Somerset have caught drivers speeding at almost three times the speed limit.
Figures from Avon and Somerset Police show the top five speeds recorded between April 2012 and April 2013.
One motorist was caught driving at 86mph in a 30mph zone and another doing 125mph in a 70mph zone.
Disqualified drivers who cause death or serious injuries on the roads will face up to 10 years in prison.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling recently announced changes to the sentences for driving offences.
Banned drivers who kill someone while driving will face long 10-year jail sentences and those who cause serious injury – a new offence – could spend four years behind bars.
A leading motoring organisation is calling on the government to introduce driving assessments for older drivers.
In a recent poll, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) found that 42 per cent of the UK population are worried about an elderly relative's driving but are unlikely to do anything about it.