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Driving Under the Influence - 1419/19

Date Responded 07 January 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

How many people were caught Driving Under the Influence in your area on:

  1. December 31st 2017
  2. January 1st 2018
  3. December 31st 2018
  4. January 1st 2019

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

The information provided has been answered using the following arrest types:                         

  • Drive MV proportion of controlled drug above limit
  • Driving or attempting to drive a motor vehicle while having a breath, blood or urine alcohol concentration in excess of the prescribed limit
  • Driving or attempting to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle whilst unfit to drive through drink or drugs - Drink                                               
  • Driving or attempting to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle whilst unfit to drive through drink or drugs (only to be used where it is unclear whether it is drink or drugs)  
  • In charge of a motor vehicle while having a breath, blood or urine alcohol concentration in excess of the prescribed limit                                                      
  • Being in charge of mechanically propelled vehicle whilst unfit to drive through drink or drugs (only to be used where it is unclear whether it is drink or drugs)
  • Driving or attempting to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle whilst unfit to drive through drink or drugs – Drugs

1. 6

2. 11

3. 6

4. 10

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