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The annual police clampdown on drink driving commences with all of the usual warnings about watching how much you drink and being extra-careful about the so-called “morning after” effect which is when motorists mistakenly believe that after a night’s sleep that they must be under the statutory breath and blood alcohol limits.

If a motorist is found guilty of drink driving whilst they cannot avoid a criminal conviction they can avoid driving ban if they are able to prove to Court that the only reason that they were over the limit is because their drink was unknowingly laced or spiked with additional alcohol.

The types of drink involved are non-alcoholic or alcoholic to which additional alcohol has been added without the knowledge of the individual and forensic experts at Bericon undertake calculations in hundreds of these types of cases each year on behalf of criminal defence solicitors.

In many cases of drink driving the expert is often...

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