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Commissioner backs crackdown on drink and drug driving campaign

More than 120 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Police’s Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of 3,247 breath tests were administered across the county throughout December 2017, with 126 people failing the test or refusing to provide a specimen – resulting in a failure rate of 3.9% and a slight decrease compared to 2016. The December […]

23 January, 2018

Commissioner backs crackdown on Christmas drink and drug driving campaign

More than 130 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Constabulary’s Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of 3,266 breath tests were administered across the county throughout December 2016, with 133 people failing the test or refusing to provide a specimen – resulting in a failure rate of 4.2% and a slight increase compared to 2015. The December campaign […]

31 January, 2017

Commissioner joins police at launch of Christmas dangerous driving campaign

Lancashire Constabulary and the Police and Crime Commissioner came together with other emergency services to launch this year’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign in Blackburn. The risks of being over the limit while driving the morning after a big night was a key focus alongside new equipment to test for drug driving offences. Speaking at the launch of the campaign, […]

6 December, 2016

Euro 2016 England v Wales: Fans urged to enjoy football responsibly

Football fans are being reminded not to get carried away in the heat of the moment as England prepare for their Euro 2016 match against Wales tomorrow (Thursday). Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire Police and Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, have teamed up to urge fans to enjoy the game responsibly. Anna Jӧnsson, reporting officer […]

15 June, 2016

Commissioner funds Euro 2016 campaign to tackle alcohol-fuelled crime

A new campaign urging football fans to enjoy the Euro 2016 tournament responsibly has been backed by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. A series of posters and banners, funded by the Commissioner, target three key areas – domestic abuse, alcohol-related violence and drink or drug driving – that are all problems for police during major tournaments. The message […]

8 June, 2016
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