In a fatal accident, who would you prefer to be? The survivor or the victim?

“Tráfico has taken advantage of the Día Mundial sin Alcohol (World No Alcohol Day) to remind drivers that alcohol is the cause of 26% of all fatal road traffic accidents. Tráfico says, simply, “if you drink, don’t drive”, and links the advice with a new campaign this year entitled “In a fatal accident, who would you prefer to be? The survivor or the victim?” The video accompanying the campaign, which I’ve posted below, is very hard-hitting, and suggests very strongly that the question is not an easy one to answer since the survivor might be facing a living death.

To be clear on the rules, the idea that there is a zero alcohol limit for drivers in Spain is actually mistaken, but the limits are very strict indeed, being 0.5 grams of alcohol per litre of blood = 0.25 mg per litre of exhaled air (slightly stricter for “professional” and newly-qualified drivers – 0.3g/l). As a general guide, two small glasses of wine or one small can of beer reaches the limit for a man of average build and weighing around 12 stone.”

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Campaign website: http://vivomuerto.dgt.es/

From Ministry of the Interior (Spain, November 2018)

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