The legal limit of alcohol consumption and driving in the UK is; 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 35 microgrames of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath or 107 microgrames of alcohol per 100 millilitres of urine.
Since alcohol consumption has a relative effect on everyone, depending on their age, weight, sex, metabolism rates and other factors, there is not a set limit for the amount of alcohol consumption that can be done.
An individual will have to face an arrest if he or she is found drunk and driving over the legal limit, or when the police thinks he is unfit to drive.
If an individual is in possession of a vehicle while being above the legal limit of consumption, then he/she can face up to 3 months of imprisonment with around 2,500 pounds fine along with a driving ban that may be enforced.
In case of refusal to provide the specimen of blood, breath or urine when asked by an official, then 6 months imprisonment with a fine of 5,000 pounds and a ban from driving for an year can be imposed.
To be a cause of somebody’s death while under influence of a drink will allow for 14 years of imprisonment and an unlimited fine along with a driving ban for 2 years and a driving test before returning the license again.