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Reported road casualties in Great Britain, estimates involving illegal alcohol levels: 2016

Provisional estimates on personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain for 2016.

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Statistics on personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain.

The provisional estimates for 2016 show:

  • between 200 and 280 people were killed
  • at least 1 driver was over the drink drive limit
  • a rise in overall drink drive casualties of all severities from 2015, a 7% increase to 9,050
  • an estimated 230 fatal drink drive accidents
  • drink drive accidents of all severities rose by 6% to 6,080

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Published 8 February 2018