Over 5,600 drink driving detections in Donegal over the past ten years

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Over 5,600 drink driving detections in Donegal over the past ten years Pinterest WhatsApp Donegal has the state’s fifth highest incidence of motorists being caught drink driving, according to figures collated by the Irish Independent.The figures show that 5,649 people were detected drink driving in Donegal over a ten year period from June 2004 to June of this year. That’s an average of 59.7 motorists per 1,000 licence holders, compared to a national average of 51.5 per 1,000.The highest rate is in Monaghan at just over 98 motorists in every thousand, the lowest in Roscommon at 32.4 in every thousand.When detections for drug driving are assessed, Donegal has the lowest rate in the country, with 26 cases over the same period.That equates to 0.2 motorists in every thousand, compared to a national average of 1.5. The highest rate was in Offaly, at 3.6. WhatsApp By News Highland – December 23, 2014 Twittercenter_img Twitter Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase Facebook Google+ Facebook Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Pinterest Previous articleMcGinn extends contract at the DonsNext articleDonegal Gardai warn of the risk of Christmas crime News Highland Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder last_img

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