Dail passes lower drink driving limits

first_img Google+ Google+ Twitter Twitter By News Highland – June 24, 2010 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Facebook WhatsApp 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……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/susan10.mp3[/podcast] Dail passes lower drink driving limits Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleMc Loone promises Lisfannon halting site will be closedNext articleFurther overnight restrictions to water supplies News Highland Pinterest Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Newsx Adverts Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerslast_img

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