Coca-Cola and the DfT team up to offer free drinks over Christmas
1 December 2008

In a £1.6 million advertising campaign launched today, police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down hard on drink driving over the festive period.

And in a new twist, Coca-Cola is working with the Department for Transport (DfT) to offer free soft drinks to designated drivers over Christmas and New Year.

"This year will see more roadside stop and check operations than ever before,” warned Deputy Chief Constable Adam Briggs. “We will be stopping a large number of drivers.”

Many police forces will be using new drink and drug testing equipment, supplied by the DfT.

Coca Cola will be offering drink deals in 2500 bars and pubs across the country.

Will Powell

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1 December 2008

Its about time something like this happened! But a coke (the softdrink!) hangover is worse than a beer hangover in my case lol

1 December 2008

Wonder how long before the p**s takers work out its a cheap way to get a mixer!

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

2 December 2008

I hate Coke so much I'd rather drink and drive, crash, lose my licence, job, family and livelihood, than drink it,

2 December 2008

[quote TegTypeR]

Wonder how long before the p**s takers work out its a cheap way to get a mixer!

[/quote]

Or how long before pub gaffers realize they can fiddle their figures!

11 December 2008

They ought to after all there are too many drunks in this planet its a shame they didnt leave the drink age at 21 instead of lowering it.

12 December 2008

Here here!

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