Drink-driving limits set to be slashed by almost half

August 01, 2017

The current limit of 0.8g per litre of blood will be reduced to 0.5g

Drink-driving alcohol limits are set to become tighter once a proposal to slash the maximum by almost half comes into force, the Times of Malta has learnt.

Transport Minister Ian Borg is set to forge ahead with the plan to lower the alcohol limit to that of many other European countries.

The current limit of 0.8g of alcohol per litre of blood – the highest in the EU – will be reduced to 0.5g, the EU average.

Under this limit, the average man will be limited to just under a pint of beer or a large glass of wine, while women will be limited to ....

As reported by Mr Matthew Xuereb on the Times of Malta, Tuesday, August 1, 2017