Can you have empty beer cans in your car?
Road departments in NSW, Victoria and South Australia make no explicit mention of it being illegal to have alcohol in your car.
It is, however, illegal to drink alcohol on public transport or in taxis in NSW and Victoria, with fines of up to $1100 per-person applying..
Is it OK to drink 1 beer and drive?
There’s no absolute safe level of alcohol consumption for competent/safe driving. And even just one drink is enough to impair your driving ability, affecting things like your ability to see or locate moving lights, judge distances, and you’re more likely to take risks when driving, too.
Can u drink in a car if your not driving?
What if I am a passenger? NSW legislation only refers to drivers, so there is currently no restriction on passengers drinking alcohol while in a car. However, passengers are not allowed to consume alcohol on public transport such as a bus, train, taxi or ferry.
Is it illegal to have drunk passengers?
There is no law in NSW that makes it illegal to have an open alcohol container in your, and no law that prevents a passenger from drinking alcohol. Of course it’s legal, thats what designated drivers are for.
Is drinking a beer while driving illegal?
It is illegal for you to drink alcohol while you are driving, even if your blood alcohol concentration stays below your legal limit.