National Statistics

Reported road casualties in Great Britain: accidents involving illegal alcohol levels: 2015 (final)

Personal injury drink drive accident estimates in Great Britain for 2015.



Statistics on personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain.

Final estimates for 2015 show that:

  • between 180 and 220 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit
  • there has been a 3% rise in overall drink drive casualties of all severities from 2014.
  • there were an estimated 170 fatal drink drive accidents
  • the total number of drink drive accidents of all severities rose by 2% to 5,730

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Published 3 August 2017