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UK Drink Driving casualties remain at previous levels

27 August 2019

Final estimates for 2017 show that between 230 and 270 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver or rider was over the drinkdrive limit, with a central estimate of 250 deaths.

The central estimate of the number of drink-drive casualties of all severities in 2017 is 8,600, a decrease of 5% on 2016. This is reverting to a similar level to 2015 and continuing a period of stability since 2013.

The full report is available here.

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