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Drink-driving case

An accident in which the driver of a motor vehicle has been proven (by a blood test reading of at least 0.5 per mille or a breathalyser test result of exhalation containing at least 0.22 milligrams of alcohol per one litre of air) or is suspected on strong grounds to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

An accident in which the driver of a motor vehicle has been proven (by a blood test or breathalyser reading exceeding 0.5 per mille) or is suspected on strong grounds to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 31 December 2002

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Jaa