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Reported road casualties in Great Britain, estimates involving illegal alcohol levels: 2015

Personal injury drink drive accident estimates in Great Britain for 2014 and 2015.

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Statistics on personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain.

The final estimates for 2014 show:

  • between 220 and 260 people were killed in Great Britain where at least 1 driver was over the drink drive limit
  • the number of seriously injured casualties in drink drive accidents decreased by 3% from 1,100 in 2013 to 1,070
  • the total number of casualties of all types in drink drive accidents is 8,210
  • the total number of drink drive accidents of all severities fell by 1% to 5,620

Provisional estimates for 2015 show there were:

  • between 200 and 290 deaths in drink drive accidents

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Published 4 August 2016