Drink driving drop good news
Drink driving drop good
The New Zealand Drug Foundation supports the
Government’s move to lower the allowable blood alcohol
limit from 80 to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100
millilitres of blood for those over 20.
“We welcome and
congratulate the Government’s move to lower the adult
drink driving limit,” Drug Foundation Executive Director
Ross Bell said today.
“Cabinet has made the right
decision to lower the adult drink driving limit, it shows
they are taking road safety seriously.
seen the benefits of lowering the blood alcohol limit for
those under 20. This new lower limit for adults will bring
further road safety benefits,” Mr Bell
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On The Latest TPP Leaks (And Our Shabby Treatment Of Asylum Seekers)
Even before this week’s leaks via Wikileaks about the current state of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, there were signs the deal was in trouble.
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