Statistical data set

Reported drinking and driving (RAS51)

Data on reported drink-drive accidents and casualties, produced by Department for Transport.

Reported drink and drive (Excel data tables)

Reported drink and drive (Excel data tables) (ZIP, 406KB)

Drink-drive accidents and casualties

RAS51001: Reported drink drive accidents and casualties in Great Britain since 1979 (ODS, 11KB)

RAS51011: Reported drink drive accidents and casualties, by month (ODS, 7.97KB)

RAS51019: Reported drink drive accidents and casualties, by country and English region (ODS, 17.7KB)

RAS51022: Reported drink drive accidents and casualties by gender of driver and rider (ODS, 17KB)

Drink-drive accidents

RAS51010: Estimated number of reported road accidents involving a car drink driver, by driver age, accidents per licence holder and per mile driven (ODS, 16.3KB)

RAS51012: Reported drink drive accidents, by time of day (ODS, 28.4KB)

RAS51013: Reported drink drive accidents by pedestrian and vehicle involvement (ODS, 17.3KB)

Drink-drive casualties

RAS51005: Estimated number of drink drive casualties in reported accidents by casualty type, gender and age (ODS, 20.5KB)

RAS51008: KSI casualties in reported accidents involving young drivers and riders (17-24 years old) over the legal alcohol limit (ODS, 7.04KB)

Drink drive fatalities

RAS51006: Driver and rider fatalities in reported accidents: over the legal blood alcohol limit (ODS, 13.1KB)

RAS51007: Driver and rider fatalities in reported accidents, by BAC category, gender and age (ODS, 43.4KB)

RAS51009: Blood alcohol levels of reported fatalities aged 16 and over (ODS, 24.5KB)

Breath test failures in reported road accidents

RAS51002: Breath tests and breath test failures by drivers and riders involved in reported accidents by vehicle type (ODS, 10.5KB)

RAS51003: Breath tests and breath test failures in reported accidents by day of week and time of day (ODS, 40.5KB)

RAS51004: Breath tests and breath test failures in reported accidents by road user type and age (ODS, 36.7KB)

RAS51014: Drivers and riders involved in reported road accidents: breath tests and failures (ODS, 6.27KB)

RAS51015: Car drivers involved in reported road accidents: breath tests and failures (ODS, 27KB)

RAS51020: Car drivers in reported road accidents, breath tests and failures by country and English region (ODS, 51.8KB)

RAS51021: Reported motorcyclist breath tests and failure rates by age (ODS, 22.2KB)

Digital breath tests in England and Wales

RAS51016: Reported roadside screening breath tests and breath test failures: England and Wales (ODS, 6.66KB)

RAS51017: Screening test results, by reason for test (ODS, 45.1KB)

RAS51018: Results of screening breath tests following a road traffic collision (ODS, 28.9KB)

Crime Survey for England and Wales

RAS51101: Self-reported drink driving, percentage of all drivers (ODS, 8.57KB)

RAS51102: Self-reported drink driving, percentage of drivers by age and gender (ODS, 11.3KB)

RAS51103: Self-reported drug driving, percentage of all drivers (ODS, 8.5KB)

RAS51104: Self-reported drug driving, percentage of drivers by age and gender (ODS, 11.5KB)

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Road safety statistics

Published 6 February 2014
Last updated 9 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Data tables updated for the final estimates report for the year 2016.
  2. Provisional drink drive data tables for the year 2016 updated for release.
  3. Tables updated to the latest data for the year 2016.
  4. Table for reported drink drive accidents and casualties (estimates) in Great Britain from 1979 updated with final figures for 2015.
  5. Table 51001 updated with the latest estimates for 2015.
  6. Table 51002 to 004, 008, 010, 014, 015, 017, 018, 020, 021, 101 to 104, updated to 2015 data.
  7. Table 51001, 006, 007, 009, 011, 012, 013, 016 and 019 updated.
  8. Table 51001 updated with the latest estimates for 2014.
  9. Tables 51002 to 004, 010, 017 to 021, 51101 to 51104 updated for the year 2014.
  10. Tables 51001 to 51016 updated.
  11. Tables 51001, 51101 to 51104 updated for the latest provisional estimates in 2013.
  12. Tables 51001 to 51021 updated to the latest data for 2013.
  13. Table RAS51001 updated to include data for drink drive accidents for 2012.
  14. Self-reported drug driving statistics updated.
  15. First published.
  16. RAS51 - Reported drinking and driving. Table RAS51001 updated.