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At the end of 2014, Scotland lowered their drink driving limit in an attempt to reduce the number of road accidents that can be attributed to drink driving. The limit was cut significantly from 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg per 100ml – to put this in perspective, while up to 2 pints of beer would have been within the legal limit before the new law was introduced, today Scots could be persecuted for getting behind the wheel after just one pint. A question many are asking is whether the rest of the UK – whose laws currently remain unchanged – should be following suit and lowering the limit.
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