Britain's drink-driving limit set to be lowered

A review of the drink-driving laws could see the legal levels lowered so that one drink is enough to put motorists over the limit.

Transport minister Philip Hammond is studying the findings of a report that was commissioned by the previous Labour government. Due to be published later today, it is thought to suggest that the legal limit should be dropped from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 50mg, bringing Britain in line with the rest of Europe.