Top Ten Defence Challenges among Drinking Drivers in Sweden

@article{Jones1991TopTD,
  title={Top Ten Defence Challenges among Drinking Drivers in Sweden},
  author={A. Wayne Jones},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  year={1991},
  volume={31},
  pages={229 - 238}
}
  • A. Jones
  • Published 1 July 1991
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
This paper gives a review and opinion about defence challenges arising during the prosecution of drinking drivers in Sweden. The statutory limit of blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) is two-tiered; 0.2mg/g (21mg/100 ml) and 1.5mg/g (159mg/100 ml). In rank order of occurrence, the top ten defence challenges are shown in Table I. The hip-flask defence occurs in more than 90% of all challenges. Because the burden of proof in Swedish law rests on the prosecution, the charge of driving under the… 

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