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One in six admit to drink-driving at work

1 June 2006

Fleet News Network also highlights a new report which shows that ONE in six employees have driven to work while under the influence of alcohol.

And with the problem looking set to increase as World Cup fever grips the nation, companies are being advised to put risk policies in place. The survey by insurance company Royal & Sun-Alliance quizzed full-time employees and company bosses and was carried out by YouGov.

It found that although the introduction of 24-hour drinking last year has not worsened the problem of morning-after drinking, there is an ongoing ‘cultural problem’ of people drinking alcohol during the working day.

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