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The latest estimates show that:
230 people were killed in drink drive accidents in 2012, which was not significantly different from 2011
jointly with 2010 and 2011, drink drive deaths in 2012 were the lowest since detailed recording began in 1979
1,200 people were seriously injured in drink drive accidents in 2012, a 6% fall from 2011. Slightly injured casualties rose by 1%, to 8,510
drink drive accidents accounted for around 13% of road deaths and 6% of killed or seriously injured casualties in 2012
drink drive deaths and serious injuries in 2012 were both around 85% down on 1979