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How long does alcohol remain in the system for a Dvla test?

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Dr. Grzegorz Stanko

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Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in General Health
Question: Hi I have a Dvla medical test after a ban for drunk driving, how long prior to this do I need to stop drinking?
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
A month.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

Thank you for the query.

As they check liver enzymes and it takes at least a month for the liver to regenerate, you should not drink alcohol for a month.

Hope this helps.
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