Hereford Drink Driving

A new survey has revealed that a small minority of motorists still continue to drink and drive. Hereford has been ranked the second worst town in the country for drink and drug driving offences.

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Hereford second worst town for drink driving offences

Hereford has been ranked the second worst town for drink driving offences in the UK, according to MoneySupermarket.

For every 1000th car insurance quotation processed by MoneySupermarket, the rate of drink driving offences in Hereford is 7.3 - just 0.9 off the highest ranked town, Harrogate.

Of the 3.4 million recorded offences on drivers' insurance quotations, 147,000 (4.3%) were for drink or drug-related convictions.

The legal limit of alcohol in the body is:

  • 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath
  • 80 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood
  • 107 milligrams per 100 millitres of urine


Small minority of motorists still drink driving

A survey out today by the AA has revealed that 3% of motorists admitted to festive drink-driving in the last five years.

1% of the 22,000 drivers surveyed owned up to offending in the last year.

The study also found that 20% of motorists have taken a risk by drink driving at Christmas in the last 20 years.

Hereford is in the top ten of drink drive hot spots in the UK.

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