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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 98 - Road traffic accidents data [9533/15]. (04 Mar 2015)

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98. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to the response to Parliamentary Question No. 312 of 11 November 2014, which was received on 30 January 2015, regarding the number of fatal collisions in 2014 and number of drivers involved tested for alcohol, which outlined that there were 161 road collisions up to 19 November 2014, 91 involved one vehicle and 70 involved more than one, 97 drivers were tested for alcohol and six tested positive for an intoxicant above the legal limit, if she will provide a breakdown on the reason 64 of those drivers, out of 161 fatal crashes in 2014, were not tested for alcohol either at the scene, Garda station or hospital after being involved in a fatal crash. [9533/15]

 

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I have requested a report from the Garda authorities in relation to the matter referred to by the Deputy. I will contact the Deputy directly as soon as the report is to hand.

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