Number of drunk drivers involved in accidents is up for first time in decade



The number of motorists involved in accidents who subsequently failed a drink-drive breath test has risen for the first time in 10 years.
Some 3,450 drivers were found to have failed the test in 2015 - up from 3,227 in 2014.
Department for Transport (DfT) records show the number had previously fallen every year from a high of 6,397 in 2005.
Lucy Amos, a spokeswoman for road safety charity Brake, said: "It's disappointing to see this increase in the number of drivers failing the breath test when behind the wheel.
"Any amount of alcohol, even amounts below our current drink-drive... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional East, Views: 16
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