§ Mr. Spellar
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport in how many fatal motor accidents in each of the last three years the driver responsible has been found to have between 50mg and 80mg of alcohol in his blood. 690W
§ Mr. Bowis
The numbers of vehicle drivers and riders killed, and found to have from 50mg to 80mg of alcohol in their blood are as follows for the three most recent years for which statistics are available: 32 in 1992, 23 in 1993 and 25 in 1994.
Statistics for blood alcohol levels are available only for fatal casualties and hence no data is available for fatal accidents in which the driver or rider was not killed. No information is available relating to whether the deceased driver was responsible for the accident.