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RAC reaffirms motorist support for a single UK-wide drink-drive limit

News   •   Jan 29, 2016 09:58 GMT

Nicholas Lyes, Public Affairs Manager for the RAC, said: "The 2015 RAC Report on Motoring shows that there is support from motorists for a lower drink-drive limit. More than half of motorists think the blood-alcohol limit should be reduced at least to 50mg/100ml from the current 80mg/100ml level. Younger drivers are more likely to drink-drive with 26% of those between 17 and 24 thinking or knowing they have done so in the past year.

"We welcome the debate that Lord Brooke’s Bill brings and urge Government to listen to motorist opinion, consider carefully what is happening in Scotland and reduce the drink drive limit."