Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of drink-driver.

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Examples

  • I used to love nicking thieves, burglars, drink-drivers etc.

    Why aren’t we out catching murderers and rapists? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • At the time, the then home Office appeared to reject the blandishments, insisting that random tests were not an efficient way of catching drink-drivers, only to come up with a proposal for precisely that last December.

    They shoot horses …

  • The evidence does not support random testing as an efficient way of catching drink-drivers.

    The war goes on

  • This mechanism, of course, we have met before, most notably in May 2004 in the context of introducing random breath tests to detect drink-drivers.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • In May 2004, when this last came up, we had a robust statement from the Home Office, which insisted that random tests are not an efficient way of catching drink-drivers.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Front page of The Times today print edition is a story headed, "Random breath tests to hit drink-drivers".

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • But you don't get remanded in custody for a little thing like attempted murder these days - the jails are needed for all those council tax pensioners and drink-drivers.

    Archive 2005-10-23

  • So far, we have had a robust statement from the Home Office, which insists that random tests are not an efficient way of catching drink-drivers.

    And we still think we’re an independent country?

  • Will this have any effect on drink-drivers or is it a waste of time?

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The proportion of women drink-drivers also rose in the past year to account for more than one-in-five offenders.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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