IN A bid to prevent drunk drivers from taking the wheel the Government is encouraging passengers to speak up to help reduce the risk of any serious consequences.
This advice comes from Transport Minister Robert Goodwill, following a survey showing a quarter of those who had been in a car with an over-the-limit driver had been too embarrassed to act.
As part of a new THINK! Easter drink-drive campaign, the survey showed that a number of people misjudge the effects of driving after drinking.
A third thought it was safe to drive if they waited a few hours after their last alcoholic drink, while two thirds said they would not be concerned about someone who drove after drinking with a meal.
Commenting on the survey results, Mr Goodwill said: "Everyone knows that drinking and driving is not only agai...