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Summer anti-drink driving campaign launched


The Isle of Man Road Safety Unit is urging drivers to have soft drinks at barbeques this summer.

The 'Pop in and Drive Home' campaign will see the giant pint glass, also used in the Christmas and TT road safety campaigns, touring the Island.

Graphic images of accident scenes were used during the TT to discourage drink driving, but the number of locals arrested on suspicion of commiting the offence was described as disappointing by police.

Road Safety Manager Gordon Edwards says drink drivers are a problem throughout the year, not just during the summer:

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