One in three autopsied drivers in 2019 over legal limit

in News · 12-10-2020 08:55:00 · 2 Comments

One in three autopsied drivers in Portugal last year had blood alcohol rates above the legal limit, while one in eight had taken drugs before driving.

In percentage terms, 37 percent of all fatalities on Portuguese roads were intoxicated drivers, a figure almost eight percent higher than the total recorded in 2018.


Comments:

It doesn't surprise me. I have yet to find a tradesman to do any kind of work, whether it be a gardener, painter/decorator that doesn't arrive in the morning, smelling of alcohol. Apparently it is called "mata-bicho". Something drunk at breakfast.

By Susan from Lisbon on 12-10-2020 04:35

"O COPO OU A VIDA". Don't drink and drive.

By Annie from Algarve on 12-10-2020 09:42
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