Dail passes lower drink driving limits

New, lower drink driving limits have been voted through the Dail - and will become law within a matter of weeks.

This is despite strong opposition from publicans and the Vintners' Association - who say the lower limit will be the 'final nail in the coffin' for the pub industry. However, Donegal based road safety organisations PARC and A-Ceart have been advocating the move for some time.

The Road Traffic Bill will bring the drink-driving limit from 80 mg to 50 mg.

The road safety organisation PARC, which was founded by Donegal woman Susan Grey has welcomed the new law. Susan Grey was in the Dail last night to see the new bill pushed through. She says it's a major breakthrough, but there is one loophole that must be addressed..........

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