Provisional estimates for personal injury drink drive accidents in Great Britain in 2014 and final estimates for 2013.
Reported road casualties in Great Britain, provisional estimates involving illegal alcohol levels: 2014 tables
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Final estimates for 2013 show that:
- between 220 and 260 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least 1 driver was over the drink drive limit, with a central estimate of 240 deaths
- due to the uncertainty in the estimates, fatalities should be regarded as having remained unchanged since 2010 - the change from 230 deaths in 2012 is not statistically significant
- around 14% of all deaths in reported road traffic accidents in 2013 involved at least 1 driver over the drink drive limit
- the number of seriously injured casualties in drink drive accidents decreased by 8% from 1,200 in 2012 to 1,100 in 2013
- the total number of casualties of all severities in drink drive accidents for 2013 was 8,270, down 17% on the 2012 figure and the lowest total on record
Provisional estimates for 2014 show that:
- there were between 240 and 340 deaths in drink drive accidents
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