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Approximately 500,000 breath tests are undertaken each year of which approximately 100,000 are positive. The amount of alcohol required to take you over the drink driving limit will vary from one person to another. It is considered that any alcohol at all will impair your driving. Having said that, for most people one drink (a pint of beer / a glass of wine / a measure of spirits) will not produce a positive result. But be aware - for some people it will.
80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres in blood
35 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres in breath
107 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres in urine