Going abroad - Germany

Alcohol limits

Maximum blood alcohol content [g/l]

0,5 g/l

Standard drivers (above 1.1 g/l is treated as a crime, 0.5-1.0 g/l the penalty is a fine)

0,0 g/l

Novice drivers (less than 2 years' driving experience and under 21's)

0,0 g/l

Professional drivers (offenders can be sacked)

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