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Polish drinking/driving ages


kotik 4 | 9  
6 Apr 2008 /  #1
What is the drinking age and driving age in Poland? I have gotten many answers to these questions. Can some one tell me for sure?
Wroclaw 44 | 5,385  
6 Apr 2008 /  #2
18........
Kemaleon 3 | 122  
6 Apr 2008 /  #3
Wow, you guys are allowed to drink drive at 18?!

We get arrested for it!
F15guy 1 | 160  
6 Apr 2008 /  #4
Poles can hold their liquor as opposed to some others.
OP kotik 4 | 9  
6 Apr 2008 /  #5
I have heard that you must be 18 to buy alcohol but you can be any age to drink it. Ages are the same in Russia but US is so confusing.

16 to drive and 21 to drink but you are adult age at 18?
Mali - | 300  
6 Apr 2008 /  #6
It depends where...
In smaller towns or villages they let you buy liquor as a teen or even child if you tell them that its for a parent (and they know you so they'll sell it to you).
Easy_Terran 3 | 312  
7 Apr 2008 /  #7
let you buy liquor as a teen or even child

I think it's being changed, or is changed already. Penalties for selling an alcohol to a minor can be very painful...

must be 18 to buy alcohol but you can be any age to drink it

Isn't that exactly as in the States, with the age diff?
You can buy when you 21, but you can drink it any age.

As far as I am concerned, 18 yo to legally buy and drink is a law in every single country in Europe, also Australia.
plk123 8 | 4,149  
7 Apr 2008 /  #8
but you can drink it any age.

no. 21
MrG 1 | 13  
30 Apr 2008 /  #9
In England the legal age to drink achol is 3 years old.

with your parents in your house!...how many 3 year olds need booze?lol!

you can go out for a meal with your parents i.e. a pub or somewhere and order a beer is your 13!...aslong as your with parents.
plk123 8 | 4,149  
30 Apr 2008 /  #10
not in the US.. parents get busted all the time for allowing their children and their friends to drink under their supervision. some laws here in the US are just freaking moronic.
Guest  
17 Dec 2008 /  #11
no your completely wrong like completely wrong
sobieski 107 | 2,128  
18 Dec 2008 /  #12
Wow, you guys are allowed to drink drive at 18?!

We get arrested for it!

Yes but you can buy guns by postal order at the age of 1. (assuming you are US of course)
So I wonder what is the sanest ?
polishgirltx  
18 Dec 2008 /  #13
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_drinking_age

2pass.co.uk/ages.htm - minimum driving age
isa 10 | 41  
20 Dec 2008 /  #14
In France the legal drinking age is 16, however wine with dinner is a common custom in which most French engage from the time they are toddlers.

In my experience, most Europeans drink for enjoyment, not to get drunk. Therefore, unlike in North America, drinking is somewhat of a non issue for most Europeans and lacking in justification for strict enforcement.

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