The latest figures show that approximately 1 in 10 deaths on Scottish roads involve drivers who are over the legal limit. The risk of being involved in an accident increases rapidly when alcohol and/or drugs are consumed. The campaign aims to highlight the risks and consequences of driving under the influence of drink or drugs.
A conviction for driving or attempting to drive whilst above the legal alcohol limit will result in: Loss of licence – an automatic 12 month driving ban A risk of being fined up to £5,000 A criminal record – for a minimum of 20 years An offence which stays on your licence for 11 years… Read more »
Not at the moment but it is anticipated there will be next year. However, the police have a series of tests that can indicate if you are impaired through drugs and the penalties are exactly the same as they are for drink drivers.