National Statistics

Reported road casualties in Great Britain, accidents involving illegal alcohol levels: 2015 (second provisional)

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



Statistics on personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain.

The second provisional estimates for 2015 show:

  • between 180 and 250 people were killed in Great Britain
  • at least 1 driver was over the drink drive limit
  • there has been a rise in overall drink drive casualties of all severities from 2014, a 3% increase to 8,480
  • there was an estimated 180 fatal drink drive accidents
  • the total number of drink drive accidents of all severities rose by 2% to 5,740

Contact us

Road safety statistics

Published 2 February 2017