Funsters Beware - It starts on 5th December

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  1. normanandsue

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  2. Tootles

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    Good. (y)(y)(y)
     
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  3. Dawn B

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    If you don't drink and drive, it's not an issue
     
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  4. Brian and Jo

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    there should only be 1 drink driving law, if your driving zero drink end of
    brian and jo
     
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    Thanks for the update but as has been said, don't drink and drive. Zero percent alcohol in your bloodstream should be the law.
     
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  6. BreweryDave

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    Shit. Guess I'll have to buy a static now :drink:
     
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    Once again, Scotland leads the way. (y)
     
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  8. Wildbill

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    I think it good get the drunks off the road
     
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    it is so hard to no to some of the funsters. but never drive and drink. I find it hard enough to stand still and drink.
     
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    What about with a hangover - is that ok?:p
     
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    Well this is a first, I agree with Dawn :notworthy2:
     
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    I always agree with dawn. she knows where I live.:whatthe:
     
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    This is the risky bit.. I often visit clients in Scotland, have a few beers, nights rest then drive to the office in the am.. I think I'm gonna need to avoid that in future because this low a level is ripe morning after territory
     
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    Am I right in thinking England limit 35 mg Scotland was 80mg that more than twice our limit, and the new limit at 50mg is still nearly one and a half times the 35mg limit, or am I missing something, not that I wish to drink and drive either here or there. Pete

    I see what I have done it Blood not Breath lol
     
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    No UK limit is 80 BAC which is blood alcohol concentration which is measured by a breathalyzer as being approximately 35ug or whatever.. Scotland's limit will be approximately 3/4 pint of lager after 5th December
     
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    I absolutely agree with the sentiment (and I don't drive after drinking ever) but 0% isn't practical. It would probably mean a wait of three days after a single unit. As long as the limit catches the morning-after-a-serious-binge drivers I'm happy.
     
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    And so they should! Struggle to find anyone sober in Scotland Saturday nights....(y)
     
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    Is it any easier on any of the other six nights?:imoutahere:
     
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    That's a bugger...

    If you live near the Border and have a drink in England and drive home to Scotland you could have problems if you make a mistake...
     
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  20. gasman2008

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    I am totally against driving while drunk, but there is a lot of hysteria about the limit and what it should be. Now call me an old cynic, but how many accidents are caused by people who are just under the present limit? could this be another way for "them" to make money? There are many stories about regular drinkers who drive many times over the limit and rely on luck to avoid an accident and / or getting caught, should "they" not try to catch them first. If the limit is lowered more people will be caught, but I very much doubt less people will be injured. It is just politicians playing games to grab headlines.
     
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