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Re: drunks et al

-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>
>In Germany, you're "drunk in charge of a motor vehicle" if you have the
>keys and the papers on you.  You do not need to be anywhere near the
>car.  Paragraph 218 of the BGB.
>Go on - ask me how I know ...
Bet I can guess... BTW, technically the same thing applies in the UK too
although I reckon you would have to seriously piss off the boys in blue for
them to pull you if you aren't actually in the car (or trying to get in).

Jim Haseltine