West Yorkshire motorists shamed on the web

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EVERY motorist caught drink-driving in West Yorkshire in the run-up to Christmas will have their details published online as part of a new police bid to tackle the problem.

West Yorkshire Police’s festive campaign against drink and drug-driving, launched today, will see 
all suspects’ age, gender and home town or city revealed on its website the next day along with details of the offence.

A total of 189 people were arrested last December for allegedly getting behind the wheel while over the limit, including 70 in Leeds.

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For possible use in the YP From the Archive series.''10th May 1988''THE MIGHTY Mallard, pride of Britain's railway history, puffed into Leeds Station today with a raging thirst.''It was pulling such a heavy load - 12 carriages carrying 250 top Post Office customers and stamp collectors - that it needed extra water supplies at Holbeck.''"The last thing we wanted was the boiler blowing up on Britain's pride and joy," said Mr Philip Round, Post Office Information Officer.''Mallard was making a special run across the Pennines from Manchester Victoria to mark two major anniversaries:

Leeds nostalgia: Mallard pulls into Leeds to mark 50th anniversary of world speed record... in 1988