Monday 25 May 2015
Lowering the legal limit won’t just punish drivers and it won’t make the roads much safer.
The Police Federation for England and Wales, which represents rank-and-file police officers, has called for the legal limit for drink driving to be reduced. But there would be very little benefit from such a reduction - and it could do a lot of harm.
I'm a writer and author on a wide range of issues. I'm the former deputy editor of the online magazine spiked and I currently work at the Institute of Ideas. I'm the author of Panic on a Plate: How Society Developed an Eating Disorder (Imprint Academic, 2011).