You can be over the limit to drive on less alcohol than
you may think. If you're out celebrating over the festive period,
don't drink if you're driving.
The legal limit for driving is 80mg of alcohol in 100ml of
blood. However, it's very difficult to judge when you've reached
Alcohol affects each person differently. Many factors will
influence the level of alcohol in your blood, such as age, weight,
how quickly your body breaks down chemicals, type of drink, the
speed of drinking and the amount that you've eaten.
Even a small amount of alcohol can affect your driving in a
number of ways, including:
- slower reactions
- increased stopping distance
- poorer judgment of speed and distance
- a reduced field of vision
Alcohol can also make you feel overconfident. This may make you
more likely to take risks when driving, creating dangerous
situations for yourself and other people on the road.
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