Home
Cannapedia Encyclopedia of cannabis strains

Offences of the driver

§ 125c of the Road Traffic Act – Offences

(1) A natural person will commit a road traffic offence if he

b) contrary to § 5 para. (2) (b), drives a vehicle or rides an animal immediately after drinking an alcoholic beverage or using other addictive substance, or at such time after drinking an alcoholic beverage or using other addictive substance when he is still under the influence of alcohol or other addictive substance,

c) drives a vehicle or rides an animal in spite of him being unfit to drive through drink or other addictive substance;

d) contrary to § 5 para. (1) (f) and (g), refuses to undergo an examination to find out whether while driving a vehicle or riding an animal he was not affected by alcohol or other addictive substance.

 

(5) The following fines are imposed for the above offence

a) from CZK 25,000 to CZK 50,000, in the case of an offence under para. (1) (c), (d), (e) points 1 and 5, and (h),

c) from CZK 2,500 to CZK 20,000, in the case of an offence under para. (1) (b).

 

(6) Disqualification (ban on activity) is imposed for the following period

a) from one year to two years for an offence under para. (1) (c), (d), (e), points 1 and 5, and (h),

b) from six months to one year for an offence under para. (1) (a), (b), (e) points 2 through 4 and 6, (f) points 2, 7 and 10, and under para. (3).

 

(8) An offence for which disqualification is imposed under this Act cannot be settled by imposing an on-the-spot-fine.

 

(9) Imposing a fine pursuant to paras. (5) through (8), with the exception of para. (7) (a), cannot be waived in the decision regarding the offence.

 

(10) Execution of the remaining part of disqualification imposed for an offence under para. (1) (b), (c) or (d) cannot be waived prior to the full payment of the fine imposed or, if the offender was allowed to pay the fine in instalments, unless he has paid all the instalments due before the date of his application for waiver of execution of the remaining part of the disqualification.

Přestupky za volantem