The government writes in a press release that it will now open the public transport field to drivers with alcohol and drugs in their bodies. In this way, the drug-affected drivers will to a lesser extent create dangerous situations when driving in intoxication, the message states
Electric car and
per mille In other words, everyone driving in affected condition will now be able to use the public transport area together with electric car drivers and bus/taxi. “Wehope this will reduce the number of road accidents as a result of intoxication by up to 39%” says a brilliantly satisfied traffic and transport spokesman Erlend Bøttevold of the government’s traffic department.
action The chairman and spokesperson of the Association of Drug Drivers believes the measure shows that the government takes drunk drivers seriously. “Yes this is a step in the right direction. In all the years, we as drunks have been looked down on and been hotly drunk at the roughest. Now we get a compensation for this and it feels good” he says
The measure applies with immediate effect so if you drink before driving it is now free to use the public transport