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[thejournal.ie] Drink-driving offences have been cut by half in the last five years. (25 Jul 2014)

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Drink driving offences have plummeted by more than 50% in the last five years, according to a report published this afternoon.

In 2013, there were 11,329 drink-driving offences brought before the District Court, it was revealed today in the Courts Service Annual Report.

This represents a 10% fall since last year, when there were 12,636 cases, a 38% decrease since 2011, which saw 18,169 such offences, and a remarkable drop of 54% since 2009, when there were 24,467.


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