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Alcohol and driving a car can give rise to many doubts. The obvious is to completely stay away from driving a car, if you have drunk brandy, but it is not all that successful with it.
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A new study by Kantar Gallup for the Gjensidige Insurance in may shows that young people in particular have put themselves behind the wheel, even if they are in doubt as to whether they have a bac that is higher than the permissible limit of 0.5.
It writes the Gjensidige Insurance, in a press release.
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In the study, admits well, one in ten young people between 18 and 29 years, that they have been running the car without knowing whether they had one-thousandth. For the 30-39-year-olds, the figure is seven percent, five percent for the 40-49-year-olds, five per cent for the 50-59-year-olds and just two percent for the +60-year-old.
- Young people are too often involved in spiritusulykker, and it is alarming when so many young people put themselves behind the wheel without being sure they do not have alcohol in the blood. It is not only fatal to themselves, it is also for their other road users, " says Henrik Sagild, pointing to several reasons for the young and the spirits are a dangerous cocktail in traffic, says Henrik Sagild, skadedirektør in Gjensidige Insurance, in a press release.
- first, it is the young drivers are often not particularly experienced, which even without alcohol means they are less provident in traffic, and in addition, we often see that the alcohol is to make especially young drivers are over-confident in traffic, which leads to high speed and accidents, says Henrik Sagild.
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New figures from the Danish road directorate shows at the same time, young people are dramatically over-represented in statistics of road traffic accidents, where there have been liquor involved.
In the period 2015 to 2019 was 18-24-year-olds involved in 1159 road accidents where they drove the car drink driving crashes. It is almost 25 percent of all spiritusulykker in the same period.
38 persons were killed and 281 injured in spiritusulykker in traffic in 2019.
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