In 2016, the 6,070 drink driving
accidents resulted in a total of 9,040 casualties.
The fact is that drink driving
incidents in London have increased by 45 per cent in just four years.
It is estimated reducing the limit would save at least 10 per cent of drink drive deaths a year, and in 2014 there were 40 deaths and serious injuries in the North East due to drink driving
Across the country, an average of 1,000 under-18s have been convicted of drink driving
every year since 2008.
Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard at the Drink Drive launch with the team from Coleg Menai who have made a short film to warn about the dangers of drink driving
. Inset, Kieran Lea Arnold who died after his van was hit by drunk driver
This traffic offence continues to happen despite the fact that the UAE Federal Traffic Law prohibits drink driving
or driving under the influence of alcohol.
Marchant, of Manchester, faces jail and a three-year ban after admitting drink driving
at the city's magistrates court.
Says Kevin Delaney, head of road safety at the RAC Foundation: "Most of us are well aware of the problems of drink driving
but little is said about the perils of drunk pedestrians.
Britain's Campaign Against Drink Driving
is behind the plan.
At the same time last year, 4,128 people had been stopped, 571 breath tested, and 21 found to be drink driving
Specialists at Click4reg.co.uk, have analysed data gathered from government figures, reviewing data from 2012-2016 to learn which regions, cities and towns in the UK have the most and least reported accidents caused by drink driving
, where a police officer attended the scene.