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What Ban For Drink Driving Conviction?

If you're wondering what ban you may receive if a conviction is successful for a drink driving offence then this calculator can be used to see what the Magistrates' Court sentencing guidelines for excess alcohol recommends for the specifics of your case.

Drink Driving Calculator

Breath:

36 - 59 μg
60 - 89 μg
90 - 119 μg
120 - 150 μg (and above)

Blood:

81 - 137 mg
138 - 206 mg
207 - 275 mg
276 - 345 mg (and above)

Urine:

108 - 183 ml
184 - 274 ml
275 - 366 ml
367 - 459 ml (and above)

Please note

The calculator does not calculate any aggravating factors which may negatively influence the overall sentence. Of course there are also mitigating factors that may positively affect a sentence. These can be put forward by a motoring solicitor during a court appearance. Possible factors that can be used are listed below.

Aggravating Factors High Aggravating Factors Mitigating Factors
There was poor road or weather conditions Your location e.g. you where near school There was a genuine emergency
The offence took place in a LGV, HGV, PSV etc. The was a high level of traffic or pedestrians in the vicinity Your drink(s) were spiked
You were carrying passengers You were involved in an accident The distance driven
You were driving for hire or reward
There is evidence of unacceptable standard of driving

Find out what the band fines mean here

Getting Advice and Representation

If you are looking to challenge a charge of drink driving or attempting to drive, or are looking for a sentence ban reduction upon pleading guilty, or are wishing to avoid a ban then our solicitors can help.

All enquires to us are free, with no obligation, on 0333 011 0515. Our services are available throughout England and Wales.

Please note

The calculator does not calculate any aggravating factors which may negatively influence the overall sentence. Of course there are also mitigating factors that may positively affect a sentence. These can be put forward by a motoring solicitor during a court appearance.

Aggravating Factors Mitigating Factors
Your ability to drive seriously impaired There was a low likelihood of your driving
The offence took place in a LGV, HGV, PSV etc.
There was a high likelihood of your driving
You were driving for hire or reward

Getting Advice and Representation

If you are looking to challenge a 'being in charge offence' or are looking for a reduction in sentence upon pleading guilty then our solicitors can help. All enquires to us are free with no obligation so call 0333 011 0515 and speak to a solicitor today.

Our services are available throughout England and Wales.

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