Thread: Confirmed with Link: Ondrej Pavelec DUI
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07-16-2012, 11:01 PM
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Originally Posted by blues10 View Post
I am also starting to wonder if it was a .02 and not a .20 Czechs routinely drink beer for breakfast.

Perhaps some locals can weigh in on this.
No, as I posted on the previous pages, it was indeed 2 permille (or 2.0 in Europe), that is 0.2 (i.e., 2.5 times the US limit) in the US/Canada.

That's why he got the suspended 6-month jail time. Everything above 0.1 is considered a crime (and leads to some jail time).

Had he blown 0.02, it would have been just a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine and 3 "penalty points" (when you reach 12 points, you lose your driver's license), if my memory serves right.

And, BTW, I have yet to meet a countryman/woman who would "routinely drink beer for breakfast."

Last edited by razorback: 07-16-2012 at 11:25 PM.
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