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'No excuse for drink-driving', say police

RPU reiterates message ahead of festive period

Police are reminding Islanders the decision to get behind the wheel whilst drunk could have life-changing consquences.

They're reiterating the message of their 'none for the road' campaign to discourage drink-driving this festive period.

Sergeant Mike Taylor is from the Roads Policing Unit.

He's urging those out drinking to make use of the options available to them to get home safely:

Meanwhile, there's been a sharp rise in the number of people using late night buses during the festive season.

Bus Vannin has teamed up with Public Health and the police to put on extra late night routes in a bid to discourage drink-driving.

The last buses depart Douglas at 1.15am, with services also bringing partygoers back into the capital.

Hannah Lo Bao from Isle of Man Transport says they've tried to make it as easy as possible to use the buses:

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