New drink-driving legislation will save lives – PARC

Tough new drink driving laws will come into force from tomorrow - ahead of the bank holiday weekend, with gardai in Donegal promising a large presence on the roads.

The drink drive limit is being cut from 80 to 50 milligrammes - and 20 milligrammes for learner and professional drivers.

There'll also be a graduated penalty points system for offenders.

Susan Gray of the Donegal based road safety organisation PARC says the new legislation will no doubt save lives............

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