Drink-drive accidents reach a 12-year high

Fatalities from drink-drive crashes on Britain’s roads have reached a 12-year high, new figures show. The Department for Transport (DfT) said an estimated 260 people were killed in collisions involving a driver over the alcohol limit in 2021. That is a rise from 220 during the previous 12 months, and is the highest annual total since 2009, […]

National Highways publishes road safety review

National Highways has published its latest casualty figures for the Strategic Road Network covering the year 2020. The figures show that in 2020, the number of those killed or seriously injured onthe SRN fell notably following fluctuations since 2012. This can in part be attributed to lower traffic flows during Covid lockdowns. This pattern has […]


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