Gardai set up checkpoint in drink-driving crackdown in Limerick city

Fintan Walsh

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Gardai set up checkpoint in drink-driving crackdown in Limerick city

GARDAI are carrying out mass breathalyser tests on road users in Limerick city as part of a crackdown on drink-driving this Tuesday morning. 

The Henry Street garda checkpoint has been set up in the Coonagh Roundabout area, and is currently underway. 

It is an offence for an experienced driver to be behind the wheel with 50mg of alcohol/100ml of blood, 67mg of alcohol/100ml of urine, or 22 microgrammes of alcohol/per 100ml of breath in your system. 

For other drivers, it is an offence to drive with 20mg of alcohol/100ml of blood, 27mg of alcohol/100ml of urine, or nine microgrammes of alcohol/per 100ml of breath in your system.