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Convictions of Death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol 2008-18: FOI Release

Published: 21 Feb 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
21 Feb 2019
Convictions of Death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol 2008-18: FOI Release
FOI reference: FOI/201900000185
Date received: 2 Feb 2019
Date responded: 20 Feb 2019
Information requested

How many people from dates 2008 -2018 would have been convicted of causing death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol?

Response

The answer to your question is provided in the following table by financial year. We are unable to
separate alcohol from drugs offences unless specified in the legislation as in section3A(1)(B) below.
 

People convicted of death by careless driving when under influence of drink/drugs1, 2008-09 to 2017-18

  2008-9 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

Total convicted

By charge:

3 - 1 2 5 - - 1 - -
ROAD TRAFFIC ACT
1988 SECTION 3A(1)
(A)ROAD TRAFFIC ACT
1988 SECTION 3A(1)
(A)
1 - 1 2 2 - - 1

-

-
ROAD TRAFFIC ACT
1988 SECTION 3A(1)
(B)
2 - - - 3 - - - - -

1. Where main charge.Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

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