Teen, 18, caught drink-driving hours after boozy lunch going the wrong way down one-way street
The danger that Christmas drivers could still be well over the alcohol limit - hours after they stop drinking - has been graphically spelled out.
A teenage driver who thought he was fine to drive in the evening - several hours after a lunchtime drinking session - found out to his cost that he was still seriously over the drink-drive limit.
He thought he was being sensible by arranging for two taxi journeys earlier but fell foul of the alcohol that was still in his system.
Harrison Cartwright, 18, of St Nicholas Drive, Wybers Wood, Grimsby, admitted drink-driving on November 12.
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