Team Name:

Kyle C
South America
Keely F
Grace G
North America
Merrill B

Essential Question:

What are the drinking restrictions for each country and how does it impact drunk driving?

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Drinking age in Canada

  • 18: In Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec.
  • 19: In Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut.
  • In Manitoba underage drinking by 16 or 17 years old under parental supervision is permitted.
  • In Alberta drinking under parental supervision in a residence or temporary residence is permitted.
  • In British Columbia only children of the supervising parents, not any other minors, are allowed underage drinking.
  • In New Brunswick and Ontario underage drinking under parental supervision is permitted with some restrictions.
  • In Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan you can consume alcohol under parental supervision if you are at your home.
  • If you are visiting, moving, or returning to Canada you are allowed to bring small quantities of alcohol with you if you are 18 or older.

How does the drinking age affect drunk driving?
  • Teenage drivers that are between 16 and 20 years of age have the least experience on the road. If alcohol is added to this equation, the results can be very deadly. Teenage drunk drivers are at least 15 times more likely to be killed in a single vehicle crash.
  • The largest proportion of drunk drivers who are killed or injured is teens that are 19 years old.
  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among 15 to 25 year olds, and alcohol is a factor in 50% of those crashes.
  • 16-25 year olds were 13.7% of the population in 2009, but made up almost 31.1% of the alcohol-related traffic deaths.

Cited Sources:
Tafelski, Paul J. "DUI / Drunk Driving / OWI / MIP." 48th District Court Attorney Paul J Tafelski. N.p., 2013. Web. 28 May 2013.

"Legal Drinking Age." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 28 May 2013. Web. 28 May 2013.

"Legal Drinking Age for Alcohol in Canada ." Legal Drinking Age for Alcohol in Canada. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, 4 June 2012. Web. 28 May 2013.

"Youth Services." MADD Canada. MADD Canada, n.d. Web. 28 May 2013.

EUROPE - Germany
-Between 1975 and 2004, the 21 drinking age law saved nearly 24,000 lives

-Before the minimum age was set to 21, there was a significant amount of fatal crashes mainly involving the 18-20 age groups.

-More than 6,000 youth ages 15-20 die annually due to alcohol-related causes including homicides, suicides, and unintentional injuries such as traffic crashes, drowning, or falls

-Between 1975 and 2004, the 21 drinking age law saved nearly 24,000 lives.
Germany: 14- allowed to consume beer and wine
16-allowed to consume and purchase beer and wine without parent supervision
18-acess to all alcohol
Enforcement: Minors cannot be prosecuted
Lots of alcohol is sold to minors
In 2007, Deutsch Welle reported that an average of 20,000 alcohol-related traffic accidents occurred in Germany per year.
The legal BAC, or blood alcohol content, for drivers in Germany is .05 percent.

Cited Sources:

"Study: Lowering The Drinking Age Increases Car Crashes Among Youth." The Partnership at Drugfreeorg. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013.

"Drinking Age Law: History, Statistics, Accidents and the Law." Washington Accident Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013.

"Alcohol Laws in Germany." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 05 Feb. 2013. Web. 31 May 2013.


  • Minimum age is 18, but in some provinces the age is 19
  • There are laws against minor possessing/consuming alcohol, but they are hardly ever enforced. They are even less strict if it happens in the company of adults.
  • Laws regarding selling minors alcohol are very strict; ID’s are required to purchase
  • Alcohol can be purchased any day of the week at any time
  • Alcohol can be consumed in public places and motor vehicles (if you are not driving)
  • It is illegal to consume drinks in most soccer stadiums
  • You may not drink at all while driving – this is strictly enforced (the limit is 0.00)
  • Someone caught drunk driving can lose their license or got to prison for up to three years and they may also have to pay a fine.
  • Before the zero alcohol law, there were about 20,000 deaths/year from drunk drivers.
  • Road traffic deaths have decreased by 32% in some cities that have enforced the drinking law.

Cited Sources:

Works Cited"Alcohol: Problems and Solutions." Minimum Legal Drinking Ages around the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 May 2013. <>."Drinking Age in Brazil." RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 May 2013. <>."Drinking and Driving." AngloINFO Brazil. Everything for Expats Living in or Moving to Brazil. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013. <>."Fast Facts." N.p., n.d. Web. 24 May 2013. <>."InfoSur Hoy." InfoSur Hoy. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 May 2013. <>."Legal Drinking Age." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 May 2013. Web. 24 May 2013. <>.
AFRICA - Algeria
Cited Sources:
People in Algeria can only buy and consume alcohol at the age 18

Fact: 88% of South Africans say the fear of being arrested and sent to jail for drunk driving encourages them not to drink and drive.

in South Africa, approximately 6000 people are killed per year by drunk drivers, thats almost 10,000 less people that died from drunk driving in america.

50% of people who die on the roads have a blood alcohol concentration above 0.05 gram per 100 millilitres.

$19 billion was payed towards traffic crashes due to alcohol in Africa in1996. While only 7 percent of licensed drivers in 2000 were aged 15- 20, they represented approximately 13 percent of drivers involved in fatal crashes were drinking in 2011

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