Police Scotland has been reported to the health and safety watchdog over the use of breath tests on suspected drink-drivers, due to fears that officers may be exposed to coronavirus.
A north-east drink-driver has been banned from the road for eight years after crashing while more than five-and-a-half times the legal limit.
A motorist has been caught driving at more than 130mph on a major north-east road.
A man has denied drink-driving in Home Bargains car park on Denmore Road, Aberdeen.
Ion Chindris, 46, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and admitted to driving on Summer Street on February 11 with 72mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 22mcg.
A motorist caught more than double the drink-drive limit on the A90 has been banned from the road for a year and fined £300.
A man has been banned from the road for 16 months after driving dangerously while over the limit – on Christmas Day.
A man caught driving in Aberdeen while more than four times over the drink-drive limit has been banned from getting behind the wheel.
A woman has been banned from the road after admitting driving while more than five times the legal alcohol limit.
A publicans’ body claims bars have been “hit hard” by changes to drink-driving laws and the smoking ban.
A man was caught asleep at the wheel of his car with the engine running while over the limit – just hours after being sentenced at court for drink-driving.
A north-east man has admitted driving dangerously while more than three-and-a-half times the alcohol limit – on Christmas Day.
A driver pulled over by police in a north-east town was allegedly almost six-times over the drink-drive limit.
A north-east farmer got behind the wheel of a work car after a night out, crashed, drove off and later hid from police in a bush.
Adrian Smith, 62, a former chief executive of the Scottish Motor Trade Association, was found slumped at the wheel on an unnamed road between the A93 and A90 in Milltimber on December 10.
A suspected drink-driver gave cops a catalogue of excuses why he couldn’t comply with an alcohol test – including being scared of needles and not being able to urinate in front of officers.
A repeat drink-driver has been warned he could be facing jail after being caught behind the wheel while more than five times the alcohol limit.
Claire Mason was more than four times the drink-drive limit and also admitted to driving without a licence, driving without insurance and failing to stop for a red light.
A driver who was caught more than three times over the limit after celebrating being in remission from cancer has been banned from the road.
A drink-driver was caught three-and-a-half times the alcohol limit after police saw him “swerving” on the road.
Graeme Cuthill appeared in the dock at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the matter and pled guilty to a charge of drink-driving.
A social worker caught driving over the limit in the north-east has been warned about his future conduct.
Marcin Partyka pled guilty to two drink driving offences and also admitted possession of a knife and ecstasy on Adelphi Lane
Teresa Ross, 41, was driving on Auchmill Road, Bucksburn, on September 19 this year while over the legal alcohol limit.
An Aberdeen drink-driver got behind the wheel while almost five times the legal limit – after realising he was parked on double yellow lines.
A drink-driver has been hit with a £1,000 fine and two-and-a-half year ban after being caught six times the legal limit.
A drink-driver has been fined £650 and banned from the road.
An Aberdeen man has admitted stealing a lorry from a haulage firm and driving the vehicle despite being over the limit.
Colin Middleton, 45, was travelling in a car on Provost Fraser Drive, Aberdeen, at around 12.10am on September 30 last year when onlookers saw the vehicle being driven erratically and alerted police, Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard.
Neighbours phone police after they saw Darren Rothwell start his car, rev the engine loudly and crash into two parked cars.