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Drinking WHILST Driving!

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    (Original post by Ryan_94)
    Just a funny thought I've had (not sayin' I'd do it or whatever). Providing you're under the limit, could you actually drink a bottle of vodka whilst driving the car? Surely if you don't go over the limit it'd be okay? Bit random I know! Just never seen anyone do it but in theory I guess you could.
    Good point, but how would you know if you'd gone over the limit or not?
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    (Original post by DarkArt)
    Not strictly true, you can still be arrested for drink driving even if you pass a roadside breath test. You can be arrested without even being given the option of a preliminary breath test.

    Sec.5 RTA 1988 is driving whilst over the prescribed limit and used to arrest when you fail a PBA.

    Sec.4 RTA 1988 is driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs, so you someone could be bladdered, blow under, but because the alcohol has effected their driving be arrested.
    Fair enough, I don't know the word of the law as it is! These two situations seem quite unlikely though so...


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