Football clubs across the region are backing a campaign by Road Safety GB North East and the emergency services to give drink and drug driving the boot during this summer’s World Cup.

The road safety group is being joined by Middlesbrough, Hartlepool United and Newcastle United as it aims to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence, and ultimately reduce accident and casualty figures during Russia 2018, which kicks off next week.

Each of the clubs is urging people to stay safe during the month-long competition by planning ahead and ensuring they leave their car keys at home if they are planning to drink while watching the games.

Read further from Middlesbrough FC´s website




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