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Drunk and Drive

Drink and drive

As a driver, you must know the limit of alcohol which is permissible. Any individual in whose blood, alcohol above 30 MG/ 100 ML of blood, is being spotted in a particular test done by a breath analyser, is considered to be a case of drink and drive under the effect of alcohol. The same will also be applicable to any individual who is under the effect of drugs to such a level which makes him or her incompetent of suitable control over the motor vehicle.

Drink and drive fine and Punishment

As a responsible citizen in India, you must be aware of the punishment which is there for non-adherence to the drink and drive rules. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 -Section 185 considers drink and drive as illegal in India and is punishable under the Indian Penal Court. And as per this act, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be punished for the first-time offence with police custody till 6 months and/or with a penalty of an amount which may be till INR 2000. If the same offence is repeated within a period of 3 years of so, the offence will be punished with imprisonment for till 2 years and/or with a fine of INR 3000.

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