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A and YouGov survey.


Almost 1 in 5 (17%) think it’s sometimes acceptable to drive after drinking - as long as they feel unaffected. This equates to 7 million drivers in Great Britain.

Nearly 1 in 10 think they could drink more than the UK legal limit before their driving ability would be affected.

6 times more men than women believe they can consume 6-10 drinks before their driving ability is affected.

Half as many students compared to those not in education, thought it was sometimes OK to drink and drive - if they feel unaffected.

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