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This map provides details of global drink driving limits, stated as % of blood alcohol.

Data has been been sourced from: World Health Organisation (WHO), European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (iard), drinkdriving.org, rupissed.com and other online sources.

*Where the limit is unknown it has been published as Zero, where there is No Limit we have published this as 0.11 on the map. Values from all the above sources are detailed within the info box.

Lower blood alcohol limits may apply in some countries for commercial drivers, novice & learner drivers or operators of heavy vehicles.

Other notes

The UK
The drink driving limit in England & Wales is 0.08, for Scotland it is 0.05.

Driving limit may vary by state: 0.04 in Sonora, 00.5 in Chihuahua, Jalisco, Morelos and San Luis Potosí 0.8 mg/mL in Aguascalientes, Guanajato, Distrito Federal, Estado de México, Hidalgo, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas,Veracruz and Yucatán 1.5 mg/mL in Tabasco

Driving limits vary by province from 0.04 to 0.08.

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