Final estimates of casualties in accidents involving at least one driver or rider over the drink-drive limit in Great Britain for 2016 show that:
- between 220 and 250 people were killed in drink-drive accidents, with a central estimate of 230 fatalities
- the increase in drink-drive fatalities since 2015 is not statistically significant, continuing a period of stability recorded since 2010
- an estimated 9,040 people were killed or injured in drink-drive accidents, a rise of 7% since 2015
- the total number of drink-drive accidents rose by 6% to 6,070 in 2016
Background information on how drink-drive estimates are calculated can be found in the methodology note.