Ian O'Doherty: Why drink-driving is the same as taking a loaded gun to the street
So, picture the scene -- you go to an event, book a room at the hotel which is staging said event because you want to have a few jars that night.
You then get bladdered, consuming, oh I dunno, about eight pints?
Then, having imbibed that much, you decide that you don't, after all, fancy staying in the hotel room you've booked and you want to get to the comfort of your own bed, so you get your keys and start to drive home. Down the wrong way of a dual carriageway.