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Government commissioned report has advised ministers to lower the UK’s legal drink-driving limit
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16 June 2010

A government commissioned report has advised ministers to lower the UK’s legal drink-driving limit - and the changes are expected to be made law.

The current limit is 80mg per 100ml of blood. The suggested 50mg limit would bring the UK in line with most other European countries.

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence claims the limit could save 168 lives in the first year of it’s implementation

Among other proposals included in Sir Peter North's report are an increase in random stops by the police, and lifetime driving bans for those caught more than once.

However, concerns have been raised as the proposed reduction could put motorists over the limit after just one drink.

North also added that an even lower limit for young drivers should be considered.

James Lewis-Barned

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ThePlumsofAutumn 26 August 2010

Re: Lower drink-drive limit expected

Rent a room you two.

Dan McNeil v2 26 August 2010

Re: Lower drink-drive limit expected

Rich_uk wrote:
You do make them. But you also miss them. It's an obvious flaw in your personality (on the forum) but I don't mind. I have flaws too but they're so small you'll miss them too ;D
Personalities don't have flaws, just a multitude of differences. And oddities.

Rich_uk 25 August 2010

Re: Lower drink-drive limit expected

Dan McNeil v2 wrote:
Rich_uk wrote:
I think you also need to acknowledge that you've missed my point
I don't miss points, I make them;)

You do make them. But you also miss them. It's an obvious flaw in your personality (on the forum) but I don't mind. I have flaws too but they're so small you'll miss them too ;D

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