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#154683 - 2nd May 2007 6:52pm Drink Driving Penalties Around The World
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Me mum works as a health advisor, part of the advice she gives is to alcaholics and the like. Anyway she showed me a booklet she was given today by the health service listing what drink driving penalties are given in some countries around the world:

- Australia: Photo in the paper saying "Im a Drunk" and sent to jail.
- Norway: 3 weeks hard labour and loss of licence.
- England: 1 year suspension and £400 fine with a possible 1 year custodial sentence.
- Russia: Licence revoked for life.
- France: Licence revoked for 3 years and Ä1000 fine with a possible 1 year custodial sentence.
- Poland: Fine and forced to attend a police lecture.
- South Africa: 10 years custodial sentence and $10,000 fine.
- Malaysia: Custodial sentence for driver and if married, the same sentence for the wife.
- Costa Rica: Police remove plates from car.
- Bulgaria: Second offence results in execution.
- El Savador: Your first offence is your last... execution by firing squad.

I particuarly like El Salvadors and Malaysia's penalties lol.

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#154684 - 2nd May 2007 7:02pm Re: Drink Driving Penalties Around The World [Re: MattLFC]
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haha they're my fave too.

Some are a bit harsh just for drink driving, mainly the death penalty ones, but I s'pose it may help eliminate drink drivers for good lol.

It's good to see these countries take drink driving seriously though.

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