Road safety campaigners slam Geordie Shore star over drink-driving ban

Campaigners from road safety charity Brake today slammed Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby after she was banned from the roads for a second time for drink-driving.

Friday, 11th March 2016, 12:40 pm
Updated Friday, 11th March 2016, 12:46 pm
Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby leaves court with her solicitor after receiving a three-year driving ban.

The 25-year-old reality TV star, who is also a former Celebrity Big Brother winner, was caught behind the wheel at more than twice the drink-drive limit.

Today she was banned from driving for three years and told to pay £1,185 in fines and costs.Alice Bailey, campaigns adviser for Brake, the road safety charity, said after the case: "It’s sad and shocking that Charlotte clearly didn’t learn from her last ban.

"We know they like to get “mortal” on Geordie shore, but drink-driving really is a matter of life and death.

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"One in seven UK road deaths result from crashes where the driver was over the drink-drive limit, and Brake sees the devastation this leaves behind, through our work supporting bereaved families.

"Charlotte needs to have a serious think about the extreme danger she has placed not only herself but all other road users by selfishly getting behind the wheel after drinking yet again.”