Drink DrivingQ: How many drinks does it take to reach the legal limit?
Please refer to Queensland Transport's website for further informationQ: Where do I find legislation in relation to drink and drug driving?
Section 79, 79A and 80 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 outlines the provisions in relation to offences, police powers etc. concerning drink and drug driving.Q: What are the different blood alcohol levels allowed for different categories of drivers?
Sections 79, 79A and 80 under Part 3 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (TORUM) are the applicable sections in relation to your query. Section 79A defines the three alcohol limits. Section 79 (2A) creates an offence for a person under the age 25 who does not hold an open licence, if they exceed zero. Section 79 (2) creates an offence for a person if they exceed the general limit, i.e. equal or exceed .050. Section 79 (2B) & (2C) creates an offence when driving etc certain classes of vehicles with a blood/breath alcohol concentration greater than zero (trucks, buses, B-doubles). Section 79 (11) identifies where the offences apply to, i.e. road or elsewhere. Elsewhere can be a car park, private property or a mining site.Q: Is there anything I can eat, drink or take to lower my blood alcohol concentration?
No. 95% of all alcohol in the body is eliminated through metabolisation by the liver.