Drink-Driving in Luxembourg


Road deaths attributed to alcohol moved from 10 in 2019 to 2 in 2020.

National policies

The legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level was lowered from 0.8 to 0.5g/l. At the same time, the level for novice and professional drivers was set at 0.2g/l.

Blood alcohol level ≥0.8 – <1.2‰ loss of four points (instead of two)

BAC limits and sanctions

0.5 standard

0.2 for novice and professional drivers

Detailed sanctions in force are available in the report here.


Luxemburg collect national data only on the number of alcohol-related offences treated by the police in which the driver was found above the legal limit.

1034 drivers were caught while driving above the legal limit in 2020, compared to 1606 in 2019.

Rehabilitation and Alcohol Interlock programmes

No Alcohol Interlock programme in place .

To read the full report click here.