Drink driving is an offence. The legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for for a fullylicensed driver is under 0.05. It is an offence to drive a vehicle if your BACis 0.05 or over.
Learner drivers,drivers on P Plates or those who drive a taxi, bus or truck must have a BAC of zero.
1. DUI Drivingunder the influence of alcohol and drugs
You may becharged with DUI if you are incapable of effectively controlling the vehiclewhich you are driving. Alcohol affects everyone differently so you can becharged with DUI even if you're under 0.05. If you are not in control, you are not only endangering yourself, but everyone else on the road.
2. PCA Drivingwith a prescribed concentration of alcohol (PCA)
If you attemptto drive a vehicle when you have more than the prescribed concentration ofalcohol - 0.05 - in your system you will be guilty of the offence of exceedingthe PCA.
3. Refusing abreath test Refusing to comply with directions in relation to breath testing
It is an offence to refuse a breath test. The days of just worrying about the booze buses are over. Every police car and bike has breathalysers and the police have the right to stop and test drivers any where, at any time.