Drink-drive levels in France and UK

Your May article on drink-driving (Margin of error must now be given) states “the current drink-drive limit in France is a maximum of 0.5g of alcohol per litre of blood (0.8g in the UK)”. 

29 May 2019

In fact, 0.8g/litre is the limit for England, Wales and Northern Ireland only.

The level in Scotland was reduced to 0.5g in December 2014, the same as in most other European countries.

Isobel Evans, Aude

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