"It's okay I'm not properly drunk": Van driver charged with drink-driving after seen leaving Chesterfield pub by police

A man arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Chesterfield told police: "It's okay I'm not properly drunk."

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 1:42 pm
Picture by Derbyshire Roads Police.

Derbyshire Roads Police stopped a van leaving a pub in Chesterfield.

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The driver was asked to carry out a breath test and he blew 56 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Derbyshire Roads Police tweeted: "Arrested and charged to court. Makes a comment that he does this every week and it’s ok as he “isn’t properly drunk”. Blasé attitude to impaired driving still here in 2019."