Drink-Driving in Spain


Not available.

BAC limits

0.5 standard

0.3 for novice and professional drivers

Enforcement: alcohol testing at collision site

Killed drivers and cyclists are always tested by coroners. The number of surviving persons tested depends on the specific police force. Testing all drivers and cyclists is not feasible yet, so the goal is to identify representative samples of alcohol-related collisions. The main problem lies in collisions involving hospitalised persons, who in most cases are not tested for alcohol. Alcohol test results are available for 70% of drivers involved in road collisions on roads outside urban areas and for 14% on urban roads. The sample of collisions with all drivers tested is used for estimating the proportion of alcohol-related collisions.

Rehabilitation and Alcohol Interlock programmes

No Alcohol Interlocks programme in place.

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