Driving safely in France

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BL Claims Solicitors specialise in personal injury, clinical negligence and travel claims, providing our clients with hands-on support, nationally.

We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK and believe in speaking to our clients in jargon-free language and ensuring you're speaking to a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset

New driving regulations in France which come into effect from 1 July 2012 require you to carry this piece of kit. If you are stopped by the Gendarmerie and do not have a breathalyser kit you could be fined €11.
You should also be aware that the French drink driving limit of 50mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood is lower than the British level of 80mg per 100 ml. Fines increase according to the blood alcohol level and can include a two year jail term.
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Eleanor Armstrong
Senior Solicitor - Claims Abroad team

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