Lower limit plans hailed
Plans to lower the drink-drive limit in Scotland “as a priority” have been given a cautious welcome by road safety campaigners.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said proposals to lower the limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 50mg will be brought forward later this year, “with a view to the change taking effect as soon as possible”.
Campaigners hailed the plan as a step in the right direction, but said a zero-tolerance approach remained their ultimate aim.
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