December 22, 2017

Should I be Driving with a Hangover?

If you have to think about whether or not you’re sober enough to drive – the answer is you probably aren’t.

At Christmas time in particular, people are very likely to go driving the morning after a heavy drinking session without realising they are still technically under the influence of alcohol. Remember, a few hours’ sleep is no quick fix for lowering alcohol levels in the blood.

A road safety spokesman stated that anyone who has been out celebrating the night before driving “may just be about to ruin someone else’s Christmas, as well as their own.”

Earlier this year drink-driving was revealed to be a key concern among the public. Statistics show that far too many people are prepared to take the risk of dangerous driving, both straight after a drink and on the following day.

Remember that if you have been drinking, you need to allow sufficient time for your body to process the alcohol you have consumed.

Merry Christmas and safe driving from Britannia!