11 Feb 2019

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on Drivers between the Age of 18 and 21 as well as Probationary Drivers who have been Arrested for Drink Driving, by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

Question

 

Mr Murali Pillai: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs over the past five years, how many drivers between the age of 18 and 21 as well as probationary drivers have been arrested for the offence of drink driving.

 

Answer:

 

  1. Between 2014 and 2018, on average, about 17 motorists between the ages of 18 and 21 were arrested for drink-driving annually. The corresponding figure for motorists with probationary licences was about 111. The table below provides the detailed statistics.

 

Number of persons arrested for drink-driving

Statistic

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Number of persons arrested for drink-driving

2,982

2,303

2,126

2,078

2,002

Number of persons under 21 years of age arrested for drink-driving

26

18

15

7

17

Number of probationary motorists arrested for drink-driving

143

93

129

88

103

Last Updated on 20 Nov 2018
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