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UK  Drink-drive fatal accidents  rise to 260 in 2011

The Department for Transport reported an  increase in the number of drink-drive accidents that resulted in deaths to 260 in 2011 compared to 220 in 2010 in the UK, this is the first rise after many years of declining accidents and deaths. Meanwhile, the number of drink drive accidents rose to 6,730 in total from 6,630, a 1.5% rise in the same period. Drink driving accounted for 15% of all road accident deaths in 2011.


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