Scotland launches consultation on lowering drink driving limitBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6053 (Published 07 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6053
- Bryan Christie
Scotland is set to become the first UK country to lower the drink driving limit and bring it into line with most major European countries.
The Scottish government has launched a consultation on plans to lower the limit from the present 80 mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood (17.4 mmol/L) to 50 mg/100 mL, with equivalent reductions in breath and urine limits. It is estimated that this could save between three and 17 lives a year and prevent …
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