New alcohol levels for drivers, 1 December 2014

From a media release November 2014:

Legislation passed earlier this year means that from December 1 the legal alcohol limit for drivers aged 20 years and over will be lowered from 400 to 250 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath (or from 80 to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100millitres of blood), bringing New Zealand law into line with the limits already in place in the majority of OECD countries. The alcohol limit for drivers under the age of 20 will remain at zero.

Read the whole release for all the information: 



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