Lauda admits drink-driving sins

Three-time F1 champ Niki Lauda, who is spearheading a controversial anti drink-drive campaign using graphic images of injured children, has admitted driving drunk.The 61-year-old told German daily Bild today (Mon): “I drove after drinking something a few times 20 years ago. You don’t think about the dangers when you are younger.”Speaking about the campaign launched by the Austrian Transport Ministry just a few weeks ago, he recently said: “I want to raise awareness that drink driving isn’t a trivial offence but something that endangers your own life and the lives of others.”The initiative by Social Democratic (SPÖ) Traffic Minister Doris Bures features shocking images such as one of a driver kneeling over a boy he has just been run owner.The minister said the campaign would continue despite public outrage slamming the ads as repulsive.