Going abroad - United Kingdom

Alcohol limits

Maximum blood alcohol content [g/l]

0,8 g/l

Standard drivers0,5 g/l in Scotland

0,8 g/l

Novice drivers0,5 g/l in Scotland

0,8 g/l

Professional drivers0,5 g/l in Scotland

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