Policy Statement: Introducing a Global Maximum BAC Standard

Although the International Road Federation (IRF) has not conducted its own investigation, the IRF has reviewed and now endorses the concept outlined below. This position is based upon extensive supporting documentation regarding the need for an effective law limiting the amount of alcohol that a person may consume before driving, thus serving the needs of both the road authority and the motoring public. IRF encourages all countries to strengthen their drink driving laws, provide for strong enforcement of those laws, and conduct public awareness campaigns on its importance.

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