Family of drink/drug driving victim back World Cup road safety campaign

The heartbroken loved ones of a man who was killed by a drink/drug driver are urging people to avoid driving under the influence as World Cup fever begins to grip the North East. Devastated Michelle Norton lost her only child, Lewis Knapp, last year after he was run over by a drink and drug driver [...]

2019-04-16T13:25:30+00:00June 5th, 2018|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Football clubs back campaign to show World Cup drink driving the red card

Football clubs across the region are backing a campaign by Road Safety GB North East and the emergency services to give drink and drug driving the boot during this summer’s World Cup. The road safety group is being joined by Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Newcastle football clubs as it aims to raise awareness about the dangers [...]

2018-06-05T17:32:20+00:00June 5th, 2018|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Grieving family warns against mixing drink and drugs with driving

The heartbroken family of a teenage girl who died at the hands of a drink and drug driver are throwing their support behind a road safety campaign to keep people safe this Christmas. Fun-loving student Lucy Pinder was tragically killed after enjoying a day out at Flamingo Land with friends. Her family said, at that [...]

2018-02-09T10:48:52+00:00December 20th, 2017|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Heartbroken mother warns against mixing drink/drugs with driving

Grieving mother Rachel Docherty is backing a Christmas drink/drug driving campaign after losing her own teenage son in a devastating car smash earlier this year. The mother-of-five is throwing her support behind Road Safety GB North East’s (RSGB NE) seasonal campaign to reduce road casualties following the death of her 17-year-old son James Docherty. [...]

2017-05-20T07:52:40+00:00November 30th, 2016|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Football clubs back campaign to show drink driving the red card

Football clubs across the region have backed a campaign by Road Safety GB North East to give drink driving the red card during Euro 2016. The road safety group is being joined by Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Hartlepool football clubs as it aims to raise awareness about the dangers of drink driving and ultimately [...]

2017-05-24T11:09:52+00:00May 27th, 2016|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|