Should you be driving?

Aussie drink-driving laws have similar penalties, but our BAC level is still at .05. This will be moved to .02 in the coming years.
Be safe for you, your family and the person you may injure because, you thought you were ‘ok to drive!’



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  • That children have to grow up in homes with parental alcohol problems is an invisible and silent crisis worldwide.* As their parents cannot provide shelter and often basic support, also society is failing to protect and promote the rights of these children.
  • In the United States, more than 10% of children live with a parent with alcohol problems.
  • In the EU, 9 million children grow up with parents who have alcohol problems.
  • There are 2.6 million children of school age living with parental alcohol problems in the UK alone.
  • In Australia 1 million children live in households with at least one adult being addicted.
  • The number of children living in homes that are ravaged by alcohol problems sky-rockets considering the countries around the world that are currently not even measuring the issue
  • Negative impacts on children due to parents’ alcohol use are of epidemic proportions and a real crisis. All available evidence shows that the problem is massive:*
  • In the United States, mothers convicted of child abuse are 3 times more likely to be alcoholics and fathers are 10 times more likely to be alcoholics.
  • More than 50% of all confirmed abuse reports and 75% of child deaths involve the use of alcohol or other drugs by a parent.
  • USA: 13% of child abusers are under the influence of alcohol.
  • Europe: 16% of all cases of child abuse and neglect are alcohol-related.
  • Alcohol is a major factor in domestic violence. Children are more likely to develop aggressive tendencies where there is a lack of parental monitoring, or where parents provide aggressive role models.
  • Alcohol fuels and exacerbates child maltreatment, and physical and sexual abuse
  • Children were 52% more likely to have anxiety or depression when both parents regularly consumed alcohol.
  • Children of Alcoholics…

For complete research go to Children of Alcohol-Facts-and-explanation (