To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) casualties and (b) fatalities on the roads were attributed to driving under the influence of (i) alcohol and (ii) drugs in each of the last five years.
The estimates for the number of fatalities and casualties in accidents involving illegal alcohol levels between 2000 and 2004 are published in table 2a in the Drinking and Driving article in Road Casualties Great Britain—Annual Report". The report for 2004 was published on
The Department does not collect information on the number of casualties attributed to drivers under the influence of drugs, but I refer to the hon. Member to my answer of