Morning after drink driving
It takes a lot longer than most people think for alcohol to pass through the body. On average it takes around one hour per unit of alcohol, though this can vary depending on a number of factors.
Because of this, there is a real risk that people who would not dream of driving after drinking may still be unwittingly over the drink drive limit the morning after.
This includes people going about everyday activities such as driving to work, doing the school run, popping to the shops or going to see friends.
Here are a couple of facts about drink driving and the ‘morning after’:
The morning after campaign, which has been running for several years, is designed to help normally responsible people avoid the risk of a drink drive conviction - or worse still, cause a collision or casualties while ‘over the limit’ - by highlighting how long it takes for alcohol to pass through the body.
Find out more about the campaign here...