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1

Which gender is more likely to drink and drive?

Males

2

What type of vehicle is most commonly driven in a drink driving accident?

Private car

3

What type of collision is a person more likely to be involved in when drink driving?

Single-vehicle collision

4

Which days of the week are there higher rates of drink driving collisions?

Saturday and Sunday

5

What is the max disqualification period sentenced in court when a learner driver has a blood alcohol concentration greater than 80mg?

6 years

6

Which age group has the highest number of drink driving collisions?

16-24

7

How long is a driver disqualified after the first offence for if they refuse to provide the Gardaí with a sample of blood, urine or breath?

4 years

8

What is the consequence for a learner driver if they drink one unit of alcohol?

3 month disqualification from driving

9

Out of 867 fatal collisions, how many were alcohol related?

251-350

10

How many passengers were killed in a collision where alcohol was a known factor?

71-90

11

What percentage of the 169 drivers killed in an alcohol related collision had consumed alcohol?

92%

12

How many pedestrians were killed where alcohol consumption by the pedestrian was a factor?

41-90

13

In how many fatal collisions was alcohol a factor?

31-45%

14

What are the drink driving penalties for a learner driver with a BAC of 20-80mg/100ml of blood?

€200 fine
3 months driving disqualification

15

What are the drink driving penalties for a driver with a BAC of 80-100mg/100ml of blood?

€400 fine
6 months driving disqualification

16

How long is a driver disqualified for on their second offence if they refuse to provide the Gardaí with a sample?

6 years

17

What might a garda request if they suspect a driver is under the influence of drugs?

Saliva sample

18

What is the maximum penalty on conviction for drug driving?

€5000 fine
6 months in prison