Drink-Driving in Serbia

Figures

In the last three years the figures on alcohol-related deaths have been stagnating, with 92 deaths
registered in 2020 (92 in 2019 and 93 in 2018).

National policies

The Road Traffic Safety Agency has formed a Working Group for the preparation of the
Road Safety Strategy for the period from 2022 to 2030. A total of 31 measures and 250 activities will be implemented with the launch of the new strategy.
Some of those addressing drink driving are tougher penalties; road safety campaigns; improved education for teenagers.

BAC limits and sanctions

0.2 standard

0.0 for novice and professional drivers

Detailed sanctions in force are available in the report here.

Enforcement

Alcohol tests are done systematically in practice for all active participants of a road collision. However, data on the number of roadside alcohol checks are not available in the Republic of Serbia.

Rehabilitation and Alcohol Interlock programmes

No Alcohol Interlocks programme in place.

Campaigns

During 2022, the Road Traffic Safety Agency launched several road safety campaigns. The one
entitled “You have a choice, no excuse” focuses on preventing people from drink-driving.

In 2018 a drink-driving campaign was launched called ‘Mind the Road! It’s Not Funny When
Alcohol Drives You!’.

To read the full country focus click here.

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