§ 71. Mr. Eldon Griffiths
asked the Minister of Transport if she will now state the percentage of road accidents over the Christmas period which can be 97W attributed to the excessive intake of alcohol by drivers and pedestrians.
§ Mrs. Castle
Our information from coroners about drink in fatal accidents is still incomplete. But we know that 26 drivers and riders were killed on Friday. 23rd December. Reports on 15 are available. 11 of the 15 had been drinking and 9 of them had blood-alcohol levels over 150 mg/100 ml.