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How Much Can You Drink and Still Drive? 23 July 2019

By: Genesis HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The legal blood alcohol limit in South Africa is 0.05g of alcohol per 100ml of blood. Put differently, it is the equivalent of 0.24mg alcohol per 1000ml of breath. What exactly does this mean to you? In an ideal world, nobody who has had anything to drink will get behind the steering wheel of a car. But we don't live in an ideal world.


Can You Go to Jail for Driving Drunk? 9 July 2019

By: Genesis HEALTH AND WELLNESS

YES - you can definitely go to jail for drunk driving. And it could be for a lot longer than one night. If you are arrested for drunk driving, you will spend at least one night in a police cell. In certain cases, such as in the case of repeat offenders, you could be looking at six years behind bars. Or 25 years, if your charge is changed to murder.