Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain (Alcohol)
Reported road casualties in Great Britain: Estimates for accidents involving illegal Alcohol levels 2015: (Final)
Final estimates for 2015 show that 200 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit.
- Although the final estimate for 2015 shows that the number of fatalities has fallen by 40 since 2014, this change is not statistically significant.
- 1,370 people were estimated to ahve been killed or seriously injured in drink drive accidents. This represents a statistically significant rise from 1,310 in 2014, and is the highest estimate since 2012.
- The estimated total number of accidents where at least one driver was over the alcohol limit rose by 2 percent to 5,730 in 2015.
- Since 1979 there has been a 71 per cent reduction in the number of drink drive accidents, and a 73 per cent reduction in casualties.
The full bulletin can be found here