The report includes the text of the law of 12th July 1978 (see IRRD 105763) concerning driving a vehicle under the influence of drink and it covers all questions which a driver may have regarding this subject. It explains by means of photographs, the "alcotest" operation in the Paris region. A table indicates the penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol in France. The regulations in the following countries are examined: Spain, Netherlands, United Kingdom. The problem of young drivers and alcohol is also studied and the results of a survey carried out in Belgium are presented. A table is given regarding the psycho-physiological effects of alcohol as well as alcoholemias, by sex and by weight (for the question of a meal with alcoholic drinks). (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Comite de la Securite Routiere

    Avenue Marceau 34
    Paris,   France 
  • Publication Date: 1978-10


  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00316494
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM