Tag Archives: drink driving

Truck driver jailed for driving wrong way down road while over drink-drive limit

A truck driver has been jailed for 12 weeks after being caught over the drink drive limit while driving the wrong way down the A1139 in Peterborough. Cristian Murariu, 48, from Romania, was sentenced at Peterborough Magistrate’s Court yesterday after pleading guilty to dangerous driving and drink driving. Officers were called at 1am on Sunday, 22 July to reports of …

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Driver who overturned truck on M11 while 4 times over alcohol limit jailed

A driver who overturned his truck while four times over the legal alcohol limit has been jailed for 16 weeks. Latvian Maris Voitkevics overturned his fully-laden HGV on the morning of 25 November on the M11 between junction 8 for Stansted Airport and junction 9 near Newmarket. This incident caused the M11 to be closed for about 17 hours. Officers from …

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