§ Mr. David Penhaligon
asked the Secretary of State for Transport for the most recent three years for which statistics are available, what was the percentage of car drivers killed in motor accidents who had at the time a level of alcohol in their blood which exceeded the legal limit.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
Drivers killed in Great Britain: percentage over the legal blood alcohol limit
Percentage 1983 31 1984 26 1985 23
These figures cover drivers of all motor vehicles other than motorcycles.
Full details are available in "Road Accidents Great Britain 1985: The Casualty Report". A copy is available in the Library.