Wexford ranks worst for drink driving

According to figures released by the Department of Transport, County Wexford has the highest rate of “drink driving” and “driving without a seat belt”.

The figures, which were published in today’s issue of the Farmers Journal, show that the rate of drink driving offences in County Wexford is almost double the national average.

In 2013, 629 motorists in County Wexford received penalty points for driving while over the limit, with the figure rising each month:

Wexford Drink Driving

Penalty points that were given out to Wexford motorists because of drink driving.

The chart above shows a steady rise from January, 2013 to December, 2013, with an average of 52 penalty points being handed out per month.