Drink And Drive Laws Of India
By Team Legistify / 2017-06-08
What is considered almost harmless, sometimes never given a second thought- level of harmless is absolutely the biggest sin one can commit on the roads. Drunk driving is a menace not only to one’s safety but also the safety of fellow passengers and even bystanders or other drivers.

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India houses some of the deadliest roads in the world. More than 1.4 lac people died in road accidents in the year 2016. In 2006, India overtook China as a single largest contributor to the global number of road deaths.

Drunken driving has been responsible for at least 60-70% of all fatal road accidents in Delhi, which reports between 1,500 to 1,700 road fatalities and 6,000 to 75,500 grievous injuries in road accidents every year.

What is considered almost harmless, sometimes never given a second thought- level of harmless is absolutely the biggest sin one can commit on the roads. Drunk driving is a menace not only to one’s safety but also the safety of fellow passengers and even bystanders or other drivers.

What Alcohol does to the body and brain

Alcohol consumption results in an impairment which increases the likelihood of a crash since it produces a poor judgement, increased reaction time, lower vigilance and decreased visual acuity. Physiologically, alcohol also lowers blood pressure and depresses consciousness and respiration. Alcohol can impair judgement and increase the crash risk even at relatively low Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) levels. However, the effects become progressively worse as the BAC increases

What is considered almost harmless, sometimes never given a second thought- level of harmless is absolutely the biggest sin one can commit on the roads. Drunk driving is a menace not only to one’s safety but also the safety of fellow passengers and even bystanders or other drivers.

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