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Sunil Kumar (Finance Executive)     06 December 2011

Drunk and drive

Dear Friends,


These days traffic police men are catching those who are driving the vehicle with Drunk.


i just want to know what is the  time that they should start checking. Is it afer 8pm, or 9pm, 10pm or anytime during the day?


Can any one help with this information?




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V R SHROFF (Sr. ADVOCATE Bombay High Court Mob: 9892432152)     06 December 2011

Anytime during the day or night. , while drunkard drive. 

sridhar pasumarthy (ADVOCATE)     06 December 2011

Dear Sunil,

Round the clock(24X7)  No time specifications.

jatin sharma (LAWYER)     06 December 2011

any time while driving after drunk.U/sec 185 of M.V Act Driving by a drunken person or by a person under the influence of drugs.


Whoever, while driving, or attempting to drive, a motor vehicle,-


1[(a) has, in his blood, alcohol exceeding 30 mg. per 100 ml. of blood detected in a test by a breath analyser, or]


(b) is under this influence of a drug to such an extent as to be incapable of exercising proper control over the vehicle, shall be punishable for the first offence with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or with both; and for a second or subsequent offence, if committed within three years of the commission of the previous similar offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to three thousand rupees, or with both.


Explanation.-For the purposes of this section, the drug or drugs specified by the Central Government in this behalf, by notification in the Official Gazette, shall be deemed to render a person incapable of exercising proper control over a motor vehicle.

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Democratic Indian (n/a)     06 December 2011

Do not drink and drive under ANY circumstances. Drunk driving is danger to your own life and to life of other innocent people around. If you are drunk then ask somebody else who is NOT drunk to drive instead for you.

Gerry Wilson (lawyer)     17 July 2013

If you drunk and drive any time, it is a offense. You should pay fine.



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